Nov 1, 1991

Effect of clenbuterol on contractile response in periurethral striated muscle of rabbits

The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine
T KishimotoT Takeshita

Abstract

The effect of clenbuterol, a selective beta 2-adrenoceptor agonist, on isolated periurethral striated muscle preparations from rabbits has been investigated. The periurethral striated muscle produced a contraction in response to field stimulation. An application of clenbuterol resulted in a dose-dependent potentiation of the field stimulation-induced contraction. This potentiation was antagonized by propranolol and was greater than that of isoproterenol, suggesting a beta 2-agonistic action.

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