Receptors biogenic amine

receptors, biogenic amine

cell surface proteins that bind biogenic amines with high affinity and regulate intracellular signals which influence the behaviour of cells. Biogenic amine is a chemically imprecise term which, by convention, includes the catecholamines epinephrine, norepinephrine, and dopamine, the indoleamine serotonin, the imidazolamine histamine, and compounds closely related to each of these.

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