Table 3

Binding characteristics of the AT2receptor3-a

TreatmentAtypical AT2AT2A
Ventral Thalamic NucleiMedial Geniculate NucleusLocus CeruleusInferior Olive
GTPγS effect K d: 100% increaseSlight increase120% increaseNo increase
Pertussis toxin treatmentAgonist binding reduced to 45%Agonist binding reduced to 63%Agonist binding reduced to 45%
  • 3-a  Taken from Tsutsumi and Saavedra (1992a).