Example sentences for: adrenergic

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  • Major pelvic ganglia sections from experiments where the prostate was infected with the Ba-Blu virus were processed with antiserum against β-galactosidase (see below) and also with an antiserum against tyrosine hydroxylase to identify those neurons that were adrenergic.

  • Medline was searched from 1966 to the present with the key words "doxazosin," "prazosin," "terazosin," "adrenergic alpha-antagonists," or "alpha blocker."

  • ERK was found to be constitutively phosphorylated in our study using MDCK cells from ATCC, in contrast to what has been reported previously for MDCK-D 1 , a subclone of MDCK selected for adrenergic receptor expression [ 39 40 ] . However, a side-by-side comparison of MDCK cells from ATCC and the MDCK-D 1 subclone (kindly provided by Dr. Paul Insel, UCSD) demonstrated constitutive activation of ERKs when both are grown at low density (not shown).

  • Clozapine is a widely used atypical neuroleptic with affinity for multiple receptors, including dopamine, serotonin, alpha adrenergic, muscarinic and histaminergic receptors [ 1 2 ] . Although clozapine is effective in the treatment of schizophrenia refractory to traditional antipsychotic medication, it also has a number of significant side effects ranging from the potentially fatal but rare agranulocytosis to weight gain, constipation, seizures and urinary incontinence [ 3 ] . Urinary problems have been reported in the clinical literature with incontinence present in up to 44% of patients [ 4 ] and enuresis in 27% of patients [ 5 ] . Since clozapine has potent anti-muscarinic and anti-alpha adrenergic effects [ 2 ] , it has been proposed that peripheral effects on the lower urinary tract might be responsible for the micturition disturbances [ 6 ] . Incontinence has also been reported following therapy with other atypical neuroleptics such as risperidone [ 7 8 9 ] and recently, olanzapine [ 10 ] .

  • Sheridan [ 49 ] and Iaccarino [ 35 ] came to a similar conclusion regarding heart failure and adrenergic down-regulation.


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