Smooth muscle of rabbit aorta contains alpha 1-but not alpha 2-adrenoceptors.

@article{Docherty1981SmoothMO,
  title={Smooth muscle of rabbit aorta contains alpha 1-but not alpha 2-adrenoceptors.},
  author={James Docherty and Jay W. Constantine and Klaus Starke},
  journal={Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's archives of pharmacology},
  year={1981},
  volume={317 1},
  pages={5-7}
}
We have investigated the residual contractile response to noradrenaline remaining after phenoxybenzamine (3 x 10(-7) mol/l) in rabbit aorta, since it has been reported that phenoxybenzamine at low doses completely and irreversibly blocks alpha 1-but not alpha 2-adrenoceptors. The contraction elicited by noradrenaline slowly recovered with time after it had… CONTINUE READING