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… (More)
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2012
Review
2012
In healthy humans, the incretin glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) is secreted after eating and lowers glucose concentrations by… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE Exogenous administration of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) or GLP-1 receptor agonists such as an exendin-4 has direct… (More)
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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… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) is a gut-derived incretin hormone that stimulates insulin and suppresses glucagon secretion… (More)
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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… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Metabolic syndrome is thought to result from obesity and obesity-linked insulin resistance. Obesity in adulthood is characterized… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The endogenous cannabinoid receptor agonist anandamide is a powerful vasodilator of isolated vascular preparations, but its… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Cannabinoid receptor agonists act presynaptically to inhibit the release of glutamate. Because other drugs with this action are… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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