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Receptors, Adrenergic, beta-2

"Receptors, Adrenergic, beta-2" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A subclass of beta-adrenergic receptors (RECEPTORS, ADRENERGIC, BETA). The adrenergic beta-2 receptors are more sensitive to EPINEPHRINE than to NOREPINEPHRINE and have a high affinity for the agonist TERBUTALINE. They are widespread, with clinically important roles in SKELETAL MUSCLE; LIVER; and vascular, bronchial, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary SMOOTH MUSCLE.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Adrenergic, beta-2" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Adrenergic, beta-2" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 134 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2009 and 2014
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