beta-adrenoceptor


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Synonyms for beta-adrenoceptor

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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Beta-adrenoceptor responses to high doses of inhaled salbutamol in patients with bronchial asthma.
Beta-adrenoceptor changes in submandibular glands of old mice.
Propofol-induced alterations in myocardial beta-adrenoceptor binding and responsiveness.
This blockage of the beta-adrenoceptor mimics the low-adrenaline state of a relaxed croc.
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Most of the drugs have an antimuscarinic effect, but antidepressants, vasopressin analogues and alpha-adrenoceptor antagonists, beta-adrenoceptor agonists are also used.
Effect of beta-adrenoceptor blockade on post-exercise oxygen consumption.
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