Evidence for two distinct types of postsynaptic alpha-adrenoceptor in vascular smooth muscle in vivo.

1 The effects of the highly selective alpha(1)-adrenoceptor antagonist, prazosin, and the relatively selective alpha(2)-adrenoceptor antagonist, yohimbine, on the pressor responses to intravenous injections of phenylephrine and noradrenaline have been examined in anaesthetized cats and pithed rats in an attempt to determine whether alpha(1)- and alpha(2… CONTINUE READING