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(Science: neurology, physiology) refers to neurons that use catecholamines as neurotransmitters at a synapse when a nerve impulse passes i.e. The sympathetic fibres.

also refers to neurones that are activated by, characteristic of or secreting adrenaline (adrenaline) or substances with similar activity.

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Hyperadrenergic POTS

Most of you will probably go, "POTS? What's POTS?" Let me explain. I have Hyperadrenergic POTS, so feel free to ask any questions. POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) is when a person’s heart rate speeds up 30 beats per minute or more without ...

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Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hyperadrenergic POTS
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adipose tissue - urgent help

... ways in which the physiology of NST in the BAT of neonatal mammals is different from that of BAT in adult hibernators? a) NST is stimulated by adrenergic neurons. b) NST generates enough heat to raise the body temperature above its normal euthermic temperature. c) NST is stimulated as the body ...

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by Juanita1
Sat Jun 13, 2009 1:47 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: adipose tissue - urgent help
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Re: database of small molecule and receptor targets

... easy to find ligands for them. Wikipedia is actually a really good place to get started. For example, want to know what ligands target the adrenergic receptors? Simply look it up in wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrenergic_receptors#Comparison The problem is, from ...

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by pdavis68
Sun Sep 07, 2008 5:17 pm
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: database of small molecule and receptor targets
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Views: 4643

Cell Death after selection pressure has been removed?

I have an adrenergic receptor stable transfected CHO cells - I have been culturing them in both with and without AB (for quarantine purposes) - and the cell population in media without all antibiotics (incl. the selection ones ...

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by Ilsalmi
Mon May 19, 2008 2:24 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell Death after selection pressure has been removed?
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Re: Clarification of the Various Metabolic Pathways

... is regulated by its of phosphorylation state by a series of kinases/dephosphorylases ultimately connected to – among other things, but primarily adrenergic and hormone receptors and cyclic-AMP (not to be confused with ATP, very different things are cAMP and ATP, both serving very different purposes). ...

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by blcr11
Mon Apr 21, 2008 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Clarification of the Various Metabolic Pathways
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