Localisation of dopamine D2-like receptors in pulmonary artery of the human and rabbit but not of the rat.


The present study was designed to investigate the presence of dopamine D2-like receptor sites in the main trunk of the human, rabbit and rat pulmonary artery using combined radioligand binding and light microscope autoradiography techniques. [3H]Spiroperidol was used as a ligand. The presence and the localisation of the sympathetic neuroeffector plexus were… (More)