beta-adrenergic receptor

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Synonyms for beta-adrenergic receptor

receptors postulated to exist on nerve cell membranes of the sympathetic nervous system in order to explain the specificity of certain agents that affect only some sympathetic activities (such as vasodilation and increased heart beat)

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Interactive effects between polymorphisms in the beta-adrenergic receptors and longitudinal changes in obesity.
Use of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) reverses the down regulation of beta-adrenergic receptors that is characteristic of heart failure, according to an autopsy study reported in the August 21 issue of Circulation.
Novel and unexpected insights into receptor topology, conformation and compound binding have been revealed, showing major differences compared to the many already known Family A structures, such as beta-adrenergic receptor.
Previous studies had demonstrated that heart failure patients show elevated concentrations of beta-adrenergic receptor kinase (BARK) in their heart tissues.
Sympathetic stimulation may be essential in individuals with diminished myocardial contractility, and its inhibition by beta-adrenergic receptor blockade may precipitate more severe cardiac failure.
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