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Definition of Agonist

Agonist
Agonist Ag"o*nist, n. [Gr. ?.] One who contends for the prize in public games. [R.]

Meaning of Agonist from wikipedia

- antagonist blocks the action of the agonist, while an inverse agonist causes an action opposite to that of the agonist. From the Gr**** αγωνιστής (agōnistēs)...
- The Agonist is a Canadian metal band from Montreal, Quebec, formed in 2004. The current line up consists of guitarists Danny Marino and Pascal (Paco)...
- inverse agonist is a drug that binds to the same receptor as an agonist but induces a pharmacological response opposite to that of the agonist. A neutral...
- A dopamine agonist (DA) is a compound that activates dopamine receptors. There are two families of dopamine receptors, D2-like and D1-like, and they are...
- Adrenergic alpha-agonists (or alpha-adrenergic agonists) are a cl**** of sympathomimetic agents that selectively stimulates alpha adrenergic receptors....
- pharmacology the term agonist-antagonist or mixed agonist/antagonist is used to refer to a drug which under some conditions behaves as an agonist (a substance...
- A muscarinic agonist is an agent that activates the activity of the muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. The muscarinic receptor has different subtypes...
- agonist or indirect-acting agonist is a substance that enhances the release or action of an endogenous neurotransmitter but has no specific agonist activity...
- psychoactive and the somatic effects of opioids. Opioid drugs include partial agonists, like the anti-diarrhea drug loperamide and antagonists like naloxegol...
- by binding to and blocking a receptor rather than activating it like an agonist. They are sometimes called blockers; examples include alpha blockers, beta...
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