alpha-adrenergic receptor


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alpha-adrenergic receptor

[¦al·fə ‚ad·rə¦nər·jik ri′sep·tər]
(cell and molecular biology)
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Carvedilol targets both the beta- and alpha-adrenergic receptors.
This same lipolytic response is blunted by alpha-adrenergic receptors. It has been shown that beta-adrenergic responsiveness is lowered in the abdominal adipose tissue of the obese.
The usual therapy includes initial blockade of alpha-adrenergic receptors [8, 9]; beta-blockers are added after several days to ensure adequate alpha-adrenergic blockade.

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