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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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Kuroda, "Clozapine- and olanzapine-induced Fos expression in the rat medial prefrontal cortex is mediated by beta-adrenoceptors," Neuropsychopharmacology, vol.
Some pharmacodynamic aspects on long-acting beta-adrenoceptor agonists.
Furthermore, although subjects were rehy-drated unstimulated salivary flow rates remained sig-nificantly lower than baseline levels.14 Piantanelli L et al reported that the beta-adrenoceptor alteration dur-ing ageing may play a major role in the age-dependent impairment.15 In addition, Kousvelari EE et al sug-gested that the reduction of activity in the pathway responsible for asparagine-linked protein glycosylation may cause age-dependent impairment of the gland activity.16 In contrast, Challacombe SJ et al reported that no significant changes in the secretion rates in parotid saliva were found with age.17
Beta-adrenoceptor antagonists suppress elevation in body temperature and increase plasma IL-6 in rats exposed to open field.
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.
PROPRANOLOL (other names include Inderal and Beta-Prograne) is a beta-adrenoceptor blocking drug, which has many uses.
The role of Gi proteins in reduced vasorelaxation response to beta-adrenoceptor agonists in rat aorta during maturation.
Tkachuk, "Alterations in beta-adrenoceptor density on T-lymphocytes upon activation with interleukin-2 and phytohaemagglutinin," Biomedical Science, vol.
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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