- adrenergic receptors
Receptors for noradrenaline and adrenaline. All are seven membrane spanning G-protein coupled receptors linked variously either to adenylate cyclase or phosphoinositide second messenger pathways. Three subgroups are usually recognized, the b -adrenergic receptors linked to Gs, the a 1 linked to Gi, and the a 2 linked to Gq. The b-adrenegic receptor gene is unusual in having no introns.
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