受容体作働薬

English translation: (receptor) agonist

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Japanese term or phrase:受容体作働薬
English translation:(receptor) agonist
Entered by: conejo

23:04 Jan 25, 2006
Japanese to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals
Japanese term or phrase: 受容体作働薬
XYZは、過活動膀胱にともなう頻尿・尿失禁を適応として開発を進めている、βー3受容体作働薬です。
本剤のプロファイルとしては、既存薬(抗コリン剤)とほぼ同等の効果とともに既存薬に比べ口渇、便秘などの副作用が少ないなどの高い安全性を示すことを期待しています。

受容体作働薬 has been translated as "adrenoreceptor agonist"... Does this sound right?

Thanks.
conejo
United States
Local time: 14:28
agonist
Explanation:
"beta3 agonist" (β3-agonist)
agonitst = -mimetics (sufix)

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Note added at 7 mins (2006-01-25 23:12:24 GMT)
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"adrenoreceptor agonist" is different from β3-受容体作働薬
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Katsuhiko KAKUNO, Ph.D.
Japan
Local time: 04:28
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Katsuhiko KAKUNO, Ph.D.


  

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受容体作働薬
agonist


Explanation:
"beta3 agonist" (β3-agonist)
agonitst = -mimetics (sufix)

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Note added at 7 mins (2006-01-25 23:12:24 GMT)
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"adrenoreceptor agonist" is different from β3-受容体作働薬

Katsuhiko KAKUNO, Ph.D.
Japan
Local time: 04:28
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Japanese
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Thanks

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agree  Maynard Hogg: http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=7835 says Agonist: A drug that binds to a receptor of a cell and triggers a response by the cell. An agonist often mimics the action of a naturally occurring substance.
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