beta-agonist

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be·ta-ag·o·nist

 (bā′tə-ăg′ə-nĭst, bē′-)
n.
An agent, such as albuterol, that stimulates beta-receptors in the autonomic nervous system.
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The changes will result in ScheringPlough assuming exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize a fixed-dose combination of its inhaled corticosteroid ASMANEX (mometasone furoate inhalation powder), and Novartis' long-acting beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist, FORADIL (formoterol fumarate).
MN-221 is highly-selective Beta2-adrenergic receptor agonist under development by MediciNova for the treatment of status asthmaticus.