European Mast Cell and
Basophil Research Network

Author: Margarita Martín

Cytoplasmic adaptor proteins (CAPS) in mast cell signaling

What are adaptor proteins? Proteins with no enzymatic activity that mediate intermolecular interactions through motifs* and /or domains** and are essential in organizing, coordinating and compartmentalizing activated signaling molecules.*Motif: short sequence of aminoacids**Domain: conserved part of a given protein sequence and structure that can evolve,

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