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Synonyms for adrenergic

drug that has the effects of epinephrine

relating to epinephrine (its release or action)

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Strictly speaking, however, direct evidence for 7-TM segments has been obtained for limited number of members, including muscarinic receptors, rhodopsin and [beta]2 adrenergic receptors and several others.
Likewise, the inhibition of norepinephrine reuptake (INR) in the axonic endings of the inhibitory noradrenergic descending pathways, increases the extracellular concentration of norepinephrine (NE) in the spinal cord, which can also produce anti-nociception by the activation of the [alpha]2 adrenergic receptors which can be of particular interest in chronic neuropathic pain.
Cloning and expression of a human kidney cDNA for an alpha-2 adrenergic receptor subtype.
A behavioral study of alpha-1b adrenergic receptor knockout mice: increased reaction to novelty and selectively reduced learning capacities.
This comprehensive update provides the latest research along with best clinical practices and includes pathology, clinical presentations including signs and symptoms, differential diagnosis, special presentations such as when incidentally discovered with an adrenal mass, as an endocrine emergency, in children or in pregnancy, or as pseudopheochromocytoma, current trends in research of the genetics of pheochromocytoma, including in sporadic and other pheochromocytomas, catecholamines and adrenergic receptors, current trends in biochemical diagnosis and in localization, medical therapy and preparation for surgery, postoperative management and future trends from genomics, proteomics and therapeutic modalities.
Heart beats in all mammals are stimulated by the binding of catecholamine to beta adrenergic receptors in these cardiac cells.
Although all chemicals affected the expression of one or more adrenergic receptors, dopamine and chemokine receptor transcripts were only affected by PB and PTU treatment, respectively.
4,13,14) Norepinephrine, which binds adrenergic receptors, has been reported to block neuronal firing in the medial vestibular nucleus while it stimulates neurons in the lateral vestibular nucleus.
Histologically, beta-2 adrenergic receptors are located primarily within bronchiole smooth muscle; beta-1 adrenergic receptors are located within the cardiovascular system.
New York University (New York, NY) has patented a method of using opioid receptors to form functional heterodimers with each other and with other G-protein coupled receptors, such as dopamine receptors, adrenergic receptors, or chemokine receptors.
Clinically, knowledge of the adrenergic receptors permits the use of drugs that bind specifically to them.
Adrenergic receptors play an important role in physiological adaptation of mammalian cells.