Adrenergic Receptors: Alpha & Beta


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Epinephrine namely stimulates the _____ in the autonomic nervous system.

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1. Stimulation of beta 1-adrenergic receptors leads to:

2. Stimulation of beta 2-adrenergic receptors causes:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Inside this quiz and worksheet combo, you are reviewing adrenergic receptors. Questions focus on the stimulation provided by epinephrine as well as what is controlled in the body by the autonomic nervous system.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the following subjects inside the quiz questions:

  • Stimulating beta 1 receptors
  • The stimulation of beta 2 receptors
  • The autonomic nervous system
  • An injection for breathing difficulties as a result of a food allergy

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can name the drug given for breathing difficulty as a result of an allergic reaction
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about what the autonomic nervous system controls
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about the results of stimulating adrenergic receptors

Additional Learning

For more information on types of receptors, check out the lesson titled Adrenergic Receptors: Alpha & Beta. There, you can look into the additional content mentioned below:

  • A diagram of the autonomic nervous system
  • Alpha receptors
  • Beta 3 receptors