Adrenergic β2 Receptors

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The adrenergic β2 receptor (β2-adrenoceptor) is a member of the adrenergic receptor group of G-protein-coupled receptors that also includes α1A, α1B, α1D, α2A, α2B, α2C, β1 and β3. They are located primarily in the CNS, heart, kidney and muscle where they are involved in smooth muscle relaxation (e.g. bronchodilation). The human adrenergic β2 receptor gene has been localized to chromosome 5 (5q31-q32)

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Species Gene Symbol Gene Accession No. Protein Accession No.
Human ADRB2 NM_000024 P07550
Mouse Adrb2 NM_007420 P18762
Rat Adrb2 NM_012492 P10608

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