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Lynn M. Crespo Thanks for the assistance given to me by my colleagues in the Department of Pharmacology of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, particularly Ronald Browning, PhD, and Shelley Tischkau, PhD. I would also like to acknowledge my family, especially Carol Faingold, for putting up with me during the editing process. Carl Faingold I would like to acknowledge my family: Ned, Tony, and Alex for their never ending support. Stephanie Watts I appreciate the support and patience of my wife, Susan Dunaway, and family.
As the concentration of the antagonist increases, more agonist is required to cause an effect. Therefore a competitive antagonist reduces the response to the agonist.
NE, Norepinephrine; AC, adenylyl cyclase; ATP, adenosine triphosphate; PLC, phospholipase C; PIP2, phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate; IP3, inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate; DAG, 1,2-diacylglycerol. CONCENTRATION-RESPONSE RELATIONSHIPS Binding of a drug to a receptor is a reversible bimolecular interaction, as described in Equation 1-1. This equation follows the law of mass action, which states that at equilibrium, the product of the active masses on one side of the equation divided by the product of active masses on the other side of the equation is a constant.