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Beta-3 Adrenergic Receptors
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Beta-3 Adrenergic Receptors

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Summary

Beta-3 receptors are adrenergic receptors found in a variety of locations in the human body. Acting on the Gs subunit pathway, they stimulate the production of cyclic AMP, and ultimately control processes like thermoregulation. 

Key Points

  • Beta-3 receptors
    • Gs signaling pathway
    • Thermogenesis in muscle