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(ˌaɪ sə proʊˈtɛr əˌnɔl, -ˌnɒl)

a beta-receptor agonist, C11H17NO3, used as a bronchodilator.
[1955–60; isopro (pyl) + (Ar)terenol trade name for a hydrochloride of norepinephrine]
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Noun1.isoproterenol - drug (trade name Isuprel) used to treat bronchial asthma and to stimulate the heart
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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Evaluation of syncope by upright tilt-testing with isoproterenol: a non specific test.
Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: AMPH) has gained US approval for its Isoproterenol Hydrochloride Injection, the company announced on Tuesday.
After ablation, isoproterenol (3-10 [micro]g/min) was repeated to provoke firing within the atria and isolated PVs.
Precursor cells were obtained and differentiated as described in Materials and Methods, then treated with BSA alone (vehicle), IL-4, or isoproterenol for 6 or 24 h.
The animals were divided into four groups: control group (C) received clear water without ISO treatment; the second group of rats received two subcutaneous injections of isoproterenol at the dosage of 80mg/kg (ISO); ISO + RES group (ISO + RES) received resveratrol with ISO treatment; and the resveratrol group (RES) received resveratrol without ISO treatment.
Guo, "Protection of water-extract from paeoniae radix rubra against myocardial ischemia in mice induced by isoproterenol," Chinese Herbal Medicines, vol.
Isoproterenol (ISP), a synthetic nonselective [beta]2-adrenergic agonist (a synthetic catecholamine), is a well-accepted noninvasive drug to induce MI in rat model (Rona et al., 1959; Ojha et al., 2012).The physiopathological and morphological changes of ISP-induced myocardial necrosis are similar to those observed in humans (Assmann, 1979).
Cells were incubated with increasing concentrations of isoproterenol for 60 min at 37[degrees]C and glycerol released in the medium was determined.
The rabbits were randomly assigned to the following groups: (a) control group ( n = 20); (b) isoproterenol (ISO)-induced MI group (MI group, n = 20); and (c) fluvastatin pretreatment group (fluvastatin group, n = 20).
First, serum cTnT and cTnI concentrations return to baseline levels faster, often within 24 h, after diffuse infarctions that occur in the presence of unrestricted blood flow such as after an isoproterenol injection (22-24).
It has been reported that ERS and ERS-induced apoptosis contributes to the pathogenesis of ischemic heart disease, cardiomyopathy [3,24] heart failure [23,25] and heart I/R injury [26,27] Ghrelin can alleviate rat myocardial injury and/or cardiomyocytes apoptosis induced by ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) [26,28], isoproterenol (ISO) [29,30].
A laboratory model of the overworked, underfed, diseased heart can be produced by treating the animals with the drug isoproterenol, a powerful heart stimulant that eventually impairs cardiac muscle function by excessive oxidative stress.