Sentences with 'receptor'

Example sentences and phrases with the word receptor and other words derived from it.

« The researchers thought there must be a third type of beta receptor in the body, and they found it. »
« An agonist drug binds to the receptor, producing a feeling of satisfaction but with less capacity for abuse, and without consequences for the addict's physical health. »
« The return to the neutral state involves a mechanism similar to that at play in the so-called "chemistry of fear": each nerve cell has a receptor located on the postsynaptic boutons of the axon that allows it to pick up an excessive presence of neurotransmitters in the adjacent cell. In this way, the message is reversed, inhibiting the production of the so-called "fear hormones" so that the body and mind regain their usual relaxation and calm. »

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