Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Alpha(α) 1-Adrenergic Receptor

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_160

Definition

The α1-Adrenergic Receptor is a monoamine neurotransmitter receptor with maximum sensitivity to noradrenaline and blocked by the agonist, phenylephrine.

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