Some articles on oxytocin receptors, oxytocin:
... Carbetocin functions as an agonist at peripheral oxytocin receptors, particularly in the myometrium, with lesser affinity for myopepithelial cells ... Oxytocin receptors are G-Protein coupled and their mechanism of action involves second messengers and the production of inositol phosphates ... Binding for carbetocin and other oxytocin agonists has been shown to be nonselective at the extracellular N-terminus and loops E2 and E3 ...
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“Our talk of external things, our very notion of things, is just a conceptual apparatus that helps us to foresee and control the triggerings of our sensory receptors in the light of previous triggering of our sensory receptors.”
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