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Descriptor English: Receptors, Drug
Descriptor Spanish: Receptores de Droga
Descriptor Portuguese: Receptores de Droga
Descriptor French: Récepteurs des médicaments
Entry term(s): Drug Receptor
Drug Receptors
Receptor, Drug
Tree number(s): D12.776.827
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011955
Scope note: Proteins that bind specific drugs with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes influencing the behavior of cells. Drug receptors are generally thought to be receptors for some endogenous substance not otherwise specified.
Annotation: do not confuse with CHEMORECEPTOR CELLS: TN 160; coord IM with specific drug or chemical (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
Previous Indexing: Pharmacology (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
Entry Version: RECEPT DRUG
DeCS ID: 12389
Unique ID: D011955
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/13
Receptors, Drug - Preferred
Concept UI M0018572
Scope note Proteins that bind specific drugs with high affinity and trigger intracellular changes influencing the behavior of cells. Drug receptors are generally thought to be receptors for some endogenous substance not otherwise specified.
Preferred term Receptors, Drug
Entry term(s) Drug Receptor
Drug Receptors
Receptor, Drug



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