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Agonist

Known as: agonists 
A drug or substance that binds to a receptor inside a cell or on its surface and causes the same action as the substance that normally binds to the… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
  • J. Meier
  • Nature Reviews Endocrinology
  • 2012
  • Corpus ID: 10646511
In healthy humans, the incretin glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) is secreted after eating and lowers glucose concentrations by… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
There are at least two types of cannabinoid receptors (CB1 and CB2). Ligands activating these G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Toll-like receptor 9 (TLR9) agonists have demonstrated substantial potential as vaccine adjuvants, and as mono- or combination… Expand
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Unlike most antihyperglycaemic drugs, glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists have a glucose-dependent… Expand
Review
2006
Review
2006
Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) is a gut-derived incretin hormone that stimulates insulin and suppresses glucagon secretion… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Gut peptides, exemplified by glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) are secreted… Expand
Review
2005
Review
2005
Metabolic syndrome is thought to result from obesity and obesity-linked insulin resistance. Obesity in adulthood is characterized… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Contraction of smooth muscle is regulated by the cytosolic Ca2+ level ([Ca2+]i)b, and the sensitivity to Ca2+ of the contractile… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Activation of cannabinoid receptors inhibits voltage-gated Ca2+ channels and activates K+ channels, reminiscent of other G… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Agonist-independent properties of the human beta 2-adrenergic receptor (beta 2AR) were studied using the baculovirus expression… Expand