Receptors catecholamine

receptors, catecholamine

cell surface proteins that bind catecholamines with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes which influence the behaviour of cells. The catecholamine messengers epinephrine, norepinephrine, and dopamine are synthesised from tyrosine by a common biosynthetic pathway.

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