A study of the adrenotropic receptors.

  title={A study of the adrenotropic receptors.},
  author={Raymond P. Ahlquist},
  journal={The American journal of physiology},
  volume={153 3},
T HE adrenotropic receptors are those hypothetical structures or systems located in, on or near the muscle or gland cells affected by epinephrine. The concept of a receptive mechanism was introduced by Langley (I, 2) to explain the action of curare on skeletal muscle. Dale was probably the first to make significant use of the receptor concept in connection with the sympathetic nervous system. In his classical paper (3) on the sympatholytic action of the ergot alkaloids, he recognized that what… CONTINUE READING
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