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adrenergic

[‚ad·rə′nər·jik]
(physiology)
Describing the chemical activity of epinephrine or epinephrine-like substances.
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6), (7) HGH and testosterone oppose the action of glucocorticoids, as well as influence adrenergic receptor density (12), (13) HGH opposes the fat-storing action of cortisol at the belly, and testosterone leads to the production of a greater concentration of betareceptors in adipose tissue.
A behavioral study of alpha-1b adrenergic receptor knockout mice: increased reaction to novelty and selectively reduced learning capacities.
Adrenergic receptors in Alzheimer's disease brain: Selective increases in the cerebella of aggressive patients.
After previous observations (11,12), the former tumors were designated as epinephrine-producing tumors with an adrenergic phenotype, whereas the latter were designated as predominantly norepinephrine-producing tumors with a noradrenergic phenotype (Table 1).
DRUG INTERACTIONS Use caution if administering adrenergic drugs because sympathetic effects of olodaterol may be potentiated.
Patients receiving alpha adrenergic blockers were also included, and subgroups were formed according to this treatment.
Adrenergic receptors (ARs) have been shown to regulate neuronal function in diverse ways, from altering membrane potential and transmitter release to effects on gene expression.
In hypertensive patients, alpha 1-adrenergic receptor expression in leucocytes via the RTPCR has been shown to be a suitable method to investigate, the adrenergic receptor system and correlate them to the expression in the smooth muscles (9,10).
I will also discuss the benefits anticholingergic bronchodilators have when used in combination with adrenergic bronchodilators.
We propose that the mechanism by which diclofenac induces renal failure in the OWBV is through the inhibition of the modulating effect of prostaglandin on angiotensin II-mediated adrenergic stimulation.