Full Agonist

Some articles on agonists, full agonist, agonist:

Partial Agonist
... In pharmacology, partial agonists are drugs that bind to and activate a given receptor, but have only partial efficacy at the receptor relative to a full agonist ... display both agonistic and antagonistic effects - when both a full agonist and partial agonist are present, the partial agonist actually acts as a competitive antagonist, competing with ... Clinically, partial agonists can be used to activate receptors to give a desired submaximal response when inadequate amounts of the endogenous ligand are present, or they can reduce the overstimulation of ...
Bretazenil - Tolerance and Dependence
... In a primate study bretazenil was found to be able to replace the full agonist diazepam in diazepam dependent primates without precipitating withdrawal effects, demonstrating ... likely due to differences in instrinsic properties between different benzodiazepine partial agonists ... Cross-tolerance has also been shown between bretazenil and full agonist benzodiazepines in rats ...

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