Are regulated by the autonomic nervous system
Are also regulated by the autonomic nervous system
Controls the Brain and Spinal Cord
Controls the autonomic and somatic nervous systems
2 Parts of Autonomic NS:
Fight or flight response:
Sympathetic Nervous System
Drugs that stimulate the sympathetic nervous system
3 drugs that stimulate SNS:
Norepinephrine, Epinephrine, Dopamine
Divided into Alpha 1 and Alpha 2 receptors, which are deifferentiated by their location on nerves
Alpha 1 Receptors:
Located on postsynaptic effector cells & accept neurotransmitters
Alpha 2 Receptors:
Located on PREsynaptic nerve terminals & control the release of neurotransmitters
Located on postsynaptic effector cells
Beta 1 adrenergic Receptors:
Located in the heart
Beta 2 adrenergic receptors:
Located in smooth muscle of the bronchioles, arterioles and visceral organs
Also known as β2-adrenergic receptor agonists, are a class of drugs used to treat asthma and other pulmonary disease states.
Biochemical breakdown of glycogen to glucose in the liver
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