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Duration: 14:43

Receptor Phenomena


This animated video describes the receptor phenomena of greatest relevance to clinicians. The topics include receptor tachyphylaxis, tolerance, desensitization, down-regulation and up-regulation, overshoot phenomena, complementary drug actions based upon signal transduction, and spare receptors. This video was created by VetMedAcademy in collaboration with Merck Veterinary Manual.

See also the first part of this topic, Pharmacodynamics: Receptor Basics