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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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Effects of beta-adrenoceptor blockers on mitochondrial ATPase activity in guinea pig heart preparations.
PROPRANOLOL (other names include Inderal and Beta-Prograne) is a beta-adrenoceptor blocking drug, which has many uses.
Most of the drugs have an antimuscarinic effect, but antidepressants, vasopressin analogues and alpha-adrenoceptor antagonists, beta-adrenoceptor agonists are also used.
Potentiation of beta-adrenoceptor function in bovine tracheal smooth muscle by inhibition of protein kinase C.
Effect of beta-adrenoceptor blockade on post-exercise oxygen consumption.
Ephedrine also has an effect on beta-adrenoceptors.
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