alpha-adrenergic receptors

  • α-receptors
  • alpha receptors
German: alpha-Adrenozeptoren
Japanese: アルファアドレナリン作動性受容器

Physiology. One of the two major pharmacologically defined subdivisions of adrenergic receptors that respond to epinephrine, norepinephrine and other catecholamines as physiological agonists. Alpha-adrenergic receptors are further subdivided into two subclasses, alpha-1 and alpha-2.

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