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Re: What's an antagonist and what does it do?

Posted by OddipusRex on August 19, 2002, at 13:26:25

In reply to What's an antagonist and what does it do?, posted by denise528 on August 19, 2002, at 6:17:39

Naturally occuring neurotransmitters are agonists which stimulate receptors. Antagonists are drugs which block the agonist at its receptor. Antagonists have no action of their own in the absence of agonists.

> Hello,
> Anyone out there know what an antagonist (I'm sure somebody does) is and what it does?
> Denise




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