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Receptors adrenergic

receptors, adrenergic

cell-surface proteins that bind epinephrine and/or norepinephrine with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes. The two major classes of adrenergic receptors, alpha and beta, were originally discriminated based on their cellular actions but now are distinguished by their relative affinity for characteristic synthetic ligands. Adrenergic receptors may also be classified according to the subtypes of g-proteins with which they bind; this scheme does not respect the alpha-beta distinction.

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Re: database of small molecule and receptor targets

... 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 ...

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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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Re: Clarification of the Various Metabolic Pathways

... 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, ...

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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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Why dont we read this lesson : G-Protein Coupled Receptors There are several different classifications of receptors that couple ... of cAMP as the second messenger. Receptors of this class include the b-adrenergic, glucagon and odorant molecule receptors. Increases in the production ...

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by blindcat35
Sat Feb 04, 2006 6:31 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: G-proteins
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