Characterization of cardiac A1 adenosine receptors by ligand binding and photoaffinity labeling.


[125I]N6-(p-aminobenzyl)adenosine and [125I]N6-(p-azidobenzyl)adenosine, which are potent agonists at A1 (Ri) adenosine receptors, have been used to characterize the adenosine receptor in membranes prepared from newborn chick heart. Scatchard analyses of [125I]N6-(p-aminobenzyl)adenosine binding to cardiac membranes revealed that the ligand bound to two… (More)