Potent and selective β2-adrenoceptor agonist (EC50 = 5.3 nM); bronchodilator. Unlike other β2 agonists, binds to exo-site domain of β2 receptors, producing a slow onset of action and prolonged activation. Also available as part of the β-Adrenoceptor Agonist Tocriset™.
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Clark et al (1996) Stable activation and desensitization of β2-adrenergic receptor stimulation of adenylyl cyclase by salmeterol: evidence for quasi-irreversible binding to an exosite. Mol.Pharmacol. 49 182 PMID: 8569705
Ellis et al (1995) Correlation of cyclic AMP accumulation and relaxant actions of salmeterol and salbutamol in bovine tracheal smooth muscle. Br.J.Pharmacol. 116 2510 PMID: 8581292
Johnson et al (1993) The pharmacology of salmeterol. Life Sci. 52 2131 PMID: 8099695
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