D2 Dopamine Receptors: Isolation and Mechanism

  • Philip G. Strange
Part of the Satellite Symposia of the IUPHAR 10th International Congress of Pharmacology book series (SSNIC)

Abstract

D2 dopamine receptors have been studied intensively over the past few years from a number of view points and much information has emerged about their structure and function. Many questions remain to be answered, however, and in the present chapter I shall discuss some of our recent studies aimed at understanding the following:
  1. (i)

    the constitution of the receptor

     
  2. (ii)

    the nature of the effectors influenced by the D2 dopamine receptor via G-proteins

     
  3. (iii)

    the possibility of D2 dopamine receptor heterogeneity.

     

Keywords

Dopamine Angiotensin Prolactin Haloperidol Inositol 

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© Philip G. Strange 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip G. Strange
    • 1
  1. 1.The Biological LaboratoryThe UniversityCanterburyUK

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