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Category:Alpha2A receptor (nifext 6242)
Abbrev A2AR  +
Created 19 September 2007  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
DefiningCitation Entrez Gene  +
Definition Alpha adrenergic receptor that is found in Alpha adrenergic receptor that is found in platelets and has a low affinity for prazosin. Alpha-2-adrenergic receptors include 3 highly homologous subtypes: alpha2A, alpha2B, and alpha2C. These receptors have a critical role in regulating neurotransmitter release from sympathetic nerves and from adrenergic neurons in the central nervous system. Studies in mice revealed that both the alpha2A and alpha2C subtypes were required for normal presynaptic control of transmitter release from sympathetic nerves in the heart and from central noradrenergic neurons; the alpha2A subtype inhibited transmitter release at high stimulation frequencies. (Adapted from Entrez Gene). n frequencies. (Adapted from Entrez Gene).
Has role Adrenoceptor receptor +, Neurotransmitter Receptor +, G-protein coupled receptor +
Id nifext_6235  +
Is part of Catecholamine system +, Adrenergic system +, Noradrenergic system +
Label Alpha2A receptor  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 13 July 2010 04:03:49  +
ModifiedDate 13 July 2010  +
PMID 7938162  +
RelatedTo Epinephrine +, Norepinephrine +
SuperCategory Protein  +
Synonym alpha2A; alpha 2A; A2A; Alpha-2 adrenergic receptor subtype C10; Alpha-2A adrenoceptor; Alpha-2A adrenoreceptor; Alpha-2AAR; Alpha-2A adrenergic receptor  +, α2A adrenoreceptor  +, ADRA2A  +
Categories Protein, Adrenoceptor receptor
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