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The mechanism of the effect on potassium is probably activation of the sodium-potassium pump by the beta receptor, with enhanced transport of potassium from the extracellular to the intracellular compartment.
Deroo is trying to figure out what part of this cascade of hormones malfunctions in mice lacking beta receptors.
The fat level of our body is controlled by sets of cells called alpha and beta receptors.
Data from displacement binding assays using recombinant estrogen alpha and beta receptors will be presented.
They 'block' beta receptors - sites on body tissues where chemicals released from nerve endings bind and increase the force and speed of the heart beat.
Cromolyn sodium does not operate through the cyclic adenosine 3',5'-monophosphate (cAMP) system and does not affect alpha or beta receptors.
In contrast, Boue notes, daidzein and genistein have their biggest effect on the beta receptors.
Glucocorticoids enhance beta-receptor stimulation by increasing the number and availability of beta receptors on the cell surfaces and by increasing affinity of the receptor for beta agonists.