The world's first wiki where authorship really matters (Nature Genetics, 2008). Due credit and reputation for authors. Imagine a global collaborative knowledge base for original thoughts. Search thousands of articles and collaborate with scientists around the globe.

wikigene or wiki gene protein drug chemical gene disease author authorship tracking collaborative publishing evolutionary knowledge reputation system wiki2.0 global collaboration genes proteins drugs chemicals diseases compound
Hoffmann, R. A wiki for the life sciences where authorship matters. Nature Genetics (2008)



Gene Review

Adra2b  -  adrenoceptor alpha 2B

Rattus norvegicus

Synonyms: Alpha-2B adrenergic receptor, Alpha-2B adrenoceptor, Alpha-2B adrenoreceptor, Alpha-2BAR
Welcome! If you are familiar with the subject of this article, you can contribute to this open access knowledge base by deleting incorrect information, restructuring or completely rewriting any text. Read more.

Disease relevance of Adra2b


High impact information on Adra2b


Biological context of Adra2b


Anatomical context of Adra2b


Associations of Adra2b with chemical compounds


Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Adra2b


  1. Alpha-2A and alpha-2B adrenergic receptor subtypes: attenuation of cyclic AMP production in cell lines containing only one receptor subtype. Bylund, D.B., Ray-Prenger, C. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. (1989) [Pubmed]
  2. Functional expression of rat alpha 2B-adrenoceptor in Escherichia coli. Xia, Y., Chhajlani, V., Wikberg, J.E. Eur. J. Pharmacol. (1993) [Pubmed]
  3. Testosterone regulation of renal alpha 2B-adrenergic receptor mRNA levels. Gong, G., Johnson, M.L., Pettinger, W.A. Hypertension (1995) [Pubmed]
  4. Pharmacological characterization of rat alpha 2-adrenergic receptors. Harrison, J.K., D'Angelo, D.D., Zeng, D.W., Lynch, K.R. Mol. Pharmacol. (1991) [Pubmed]
  5. Differential sodium regulation between salt-sensitive and salt-resistant Sabra rats is not due to any mutation in the renal alpha 2B-adrenoceptor gene. Le Jossec, M., Cloix, J.F., Pecquery, R., Giudicelli, Y., Dausse, J.P. Am. J. Hypertens. (1995) [Pubmed]
  6. Assessment of imiloxan as a selective alpha 2B-adrenoceptor antagonist. Michel, A.D., Loury, D.N., Whiting, R.L. Br. J. Pharmacol. (1990) [Pubmed]
  7. Characterization of alpha 2-adrenoceptors in the rat: proximal tubule, renal membrane and whole kidney studies. Stanko, C.K., Vandel, M.I., Bose, R., Smyth, D.D. Eur. J. Pharmacol. (1990) [Pubmed]
  8. Differences between the alpha 2-adrenoceptor in rat submaxillary gland and the alpha 2A-and alpha 2B-adrenoceptor subtypes. Michel, A.D., Loury, D.N., Whiting, R.L. Br. J. Pharmacol. (1989) [Pubmed]
  9. Hypothalamic alpha 2A-adrenoceptors stimulate growth hormone release in the rat. Makara, G.B., Kiem, D.T., Vizi, E.S. Eur. J. Pharmacol. (1995) [Pubmed]
  10. Further evidence for the existence of two forms of alpha 2B-adrenoceptors in rat. Xia, Y., Uhlén, S., Chhajlani, V., Lien, E.J., Wikberg, J.E. Pharmacol. Toxicol. (1993) [Pubmed]
  11. Clonidine-induced increase in osmolar clearance and free water clearance via activation of two distinct alpha 2-adrenoceptor sites. Intengan, H.D., Smyth, D.D. Br. J. Pharmacol. (1996) [Pubmed]
  12. Increased alpha 1B-adrenoreceptor mRNA levels in the rat kidney after thyroidectomy. Meister, B., Dagerlind, A., Nicholas, A.P., Hökfelt, T. Eur. J. Pharmacol. (1993) [Pubmed]
WikiGenes - Universities