Determination of Common Beta-Agonist Residues in Meat Products by UPLC-MS/MS

Abstract

IN T RODUC T ION Beta-agonists, or β2-adrenergic agonists are, often used as drugs to treat asthma and other pulmonary diseases. They act on the β2-adrenergic receptor and cause smooth muscle relaxation, resulting in the dilation of bronchial passages and other effects. However, some beta agonists have been used illegally in meat husbandry, since they can… (More)

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