Allosteric modulation of dopamine receptors

John A. Schetz

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Allosteric modulators allow for the fine-tuning of receptor responses to endogenous neurotransmitters and exogenous therapeutic agents. Different types of allosteric modulation of dopamine receptors are discussed as well as the significance of such modulation in the control of normal biological processes and in the treatment of disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)555-561
Number of pages7
JournalMini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2005


  • Biogenic amine
  • Catecholamine
  • Conformational change
  • G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR)
  • Metal
  • Modulate
  • Plateau
  • Regulation


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