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adrenergic

[‚ad·rə′nər·jik]
(physiology)
Describing the chemical activity of epinephrine or epinephrine-like substances.
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proposed four pathogenic mechanismsnamely neurocardiac factors, neurohemodynamic factors, blast theory, and pulmonary venule adrenergic hypersensitivity-responsible for the development of NPE(2).
One study concluded that the descending spinal adrenergic ([[alpha].sub.2]-adrenoceptors)and serotonergic (5-HT receptors) pathways do not participate in this effect (18).
d) It only blocks beta adrenergic receptor [beta]1 and not [beta]2
Previously, studies have demonstrated that eccrine sweat glands are innervated by both cholinergic and adrenergic nerves, with cholinergic nerves playing the primary roles.[1],[9] However, it is unknown whether the secretory coils and ducts of eccrine sweat glands are equally innervated by the sympathetic nerve fibers.
In contrast, in long-term treatment, TCAs induce adrenergic desensitization, and moreover, catecholamine depletion may further deteriorate response to sympathomimetics.[5] The less potent sympathomimetics may not be effective for the hypotension in long-term TCA treatment patients because the adrenergic receptors are desensitized and catecholamine storage is depleted.[15] The depletion of norepinephrine stores resulting from TCAs causes a peripheral adrenergic receptor blockade and they block the reuptake of norepinephrine and dopamine at presynaptic nerve terminals.[16] This predisposes chronic TCA users to lower blood pressures during induction of anesthesia.
Various epidemiological and clinical studies indicate that strong linkage exists between common allelic variants of the adrenergic receptor genes and weight gain as well as changes in body composition (Bea et al., 2010; Masuo et al., 2005a; Phares et al., 2004; Szendrei et al., 2016).
The choice of questions is such that they cover all pathophysiologic mechanisms of hypoglycaemia, including adrenergic, neuroglycopaenic, nocturnal and general.
Developed by scientists at NTU, the new type of skin patch contains hundreds of micro-needles, each of them thinner than a human hair, which are loaded with the drug beta-3 adrenergic receptor agonist or another drug called triiodothyronine, containing thyroid hormone T3.
Recent studies have revealed that beta-2 adrenergic receptor (ADRB2) polymorphism may mediate the bronchodilation response to LABA, thereby influencing the clinical effectiveness of combination treatment [1].
On the other hand, in chronic adrenergic exposure, it is hypothesized that the heart gets gradually used to the surge of catecholamines with desensitization of adrenergic receptors [7].
Both the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) and the adrenergic nervous system operate mutually to maintain blood pressure homeostasis [2].