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Cardiac [alpha] 1 receptors and their role in glucose uptake

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Edwards, S J(Stephen J) (1991) Cardiac [alpha] 1 receptors and their role in glucose uptake. PhD thesis, University of Tasmania.

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Abstract

The isolated Langendorf-perfused rat heart was assessed as a model for
the study of a1-adrenoceptor binding parameters and receptor coupling of a1-mediated
processes, particularly control of glucose uptake. The method
avoided many of the problems associated with classical disrupted tissue studies,
primarily low and varying yield, and allowed the relationship between binding
and efficacy to be studied in the same preparation.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: Cardiac receptors
Copyright Holders: The Author
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In title, the Greek symbol for "alpha" is used. Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Tasmania, 1992. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 119-133)

Date Deposited: 09 Dec 2014 00:00
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2016 05:55
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