An adrenergic receptor in the sympathetic nervous system, stimulation of which results especially in increased cardiac activity.
- Stimulation of a beta receptor causes muscle vasodilation, bronchial relaxation, and cardiac acceleration.
- Each alpha and beta receptor elicits a unique response from different body organs when stimulated by catecholamines.
- Researchers would like to further their investigation into the role of the beta receptor by studying women already undergoing fertility treatment.
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