beta 3 Adrenergic Receptors Definition


Beta 3 Adrenergic Receptors: A subclass of beta-adrenergic receptors (RECEPTORS, ADRENERGIC, BETA). beta-3 Adrenergic receptors are the predominant beta-adrenergic receptor type expressed in white and brown ADIPOCYTES and are involved in modulating ENERGY METABOLISM and THERMOGENESIS.

Synonym: beta3 adrenoreceptor, adrenergic beta 3 receptors, adrenergic beta 3 receptor.