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Alpha adrenergic receptor

Introduction: Alpha adrenergic receptor

Description of Alpha adrenergic receptor

Alpha adrenergic receptor: 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 vasoconstriction and relaxation of intestinal muscles and contraction of smooth muscles).
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Alpha adrenergic receptor: alpha-1 is coupled to phospholipase C, such that stimulation results in production of second messengers DAG and in inositol phosphates; alpha-2 is coupled to adenylate cyclase such that stimulation lowers cyclic AMP.
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  • receptor
  • anatomical structure,bodily structure,body structure,complex body part,structure
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

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