emasculated hormone

A drug designed to simulate a target hormone involved in a receptor-hormone ligand interaction
Examples Partial agonists or antagonists of a target hormone—e.g., propranolol, a beta-adrenergic receptor antagonist, ‘emasculated’ adrenaline, cimetidine, a histamine H2-receptor antagonist and ‘emasculated’ histamine
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emasculated hormone

Pharmacology A drug designed to simulate a target hormone involved in a receptor-hormone ligand interaction Examples Partial agonists or antagonists of a target hormone–eg, propranolol, a β-adrenergic receptor antagonist, 'emasculated' adrenaline, cimetidine, a histamine H2-receptor antagonist and 'emasculated' histamine
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