What is the difference between receptors and ion channels of the plasma membrane? Also, can you state the function of each?

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Jun 24, 2018

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Receptors are membrane bound proteins which receives signals in form of hormones and other chemical messengers.

Ion channels are integral or intrinsic proteins present in membrane of all cells.These help in transportation of ions and molecules of a definite size to pass the membrane either actively or passively