Effect of clenbuterol on the modulation of noradrenaline release in the rat tail artery.

1. Exposure of rat tail arteries to clenbuterol, a beta 2-adrenoceptor agonist, for 20 or 90 min, did not change or increase, respectively, tritium overflow induced by electrical field stimulation in arteries preincubated with [3H]-noradrenaline (NA). This facilitatory effect was antagonized by propranolol. 2. Phentolamine increased the evoked overflow four… CONTINUE READING