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Effects of Inflammation upon β-adrenoceptor Concentrations in the Common Digital Artery of the Horse: An in vitro Study

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Abbreviations

β-AR:

β-Adrenergic Receptor

PGE2:

Prostaglandin E2

COX:

Cyclooxygenase

NSAIDs:

Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

LPS:

Lipopolysaccharide

PBS:

Phosphate Buffer Solution

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Barbero, R., Badino, P., Cuniberti, B. et al. Effects of Inflammation upon β-adrenoceptor Concentrations in the Common Digital Artery of the Horse: An in vitro Study. Vet Res Commun 29, 273–275 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11259-005-0060-y

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Keywords

  • β-adrenergic receptors
  • common digital artery
  • horse
  • inflammation