beta-adrenergic receptors

  • β-receptors
  • beta-receptors
German: beta-Rezeptoren
Japanese: ベータアドレナリン受容器

Physiology. One of the two major pharmacologically defined classes of adrenergic receptors that respond to epinephrine and to such blocking agents as propranolol. They are subdivided into beta-1 (lipolysis and cardiostimulation) and beta-2-adrenergic receptors (bronchodilation and vasodilation).

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