By John R. Fozard (auth.), Pier Andrea Borea (eds.)
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1988; Harper et al. 2008). As for the membrane receptors it has been demonstrated that A1, A2A, A2B and A3 adenosine receptors are thermodynamically discriminated and agonist binding is entropy-driven and antagonists have enthalpy–entropy driven binding (Borea et al. 1994, 1996a, 2001; Gessi et al. 2008b; Merighi et al. 2002; Varani et al. 2000, 2008a). In addition, five out of six ligand-gated ion channel receptors (LGICR), that is glycine, GABA, serotonin 5HT3, neuronal nicotinic and purinergic P2X3 receptors discriminate in vitro agonists from antagonists (Gomez et al.
Thus, we tested the selective, but relatively weak, rat A3 receptor antagonists, MRS 1523 (2,3-diethyl-4, 5-dipropyl-6-phenylpiridine4-3-thiocarboxylate-5-carboxylate) and MRS 1191 (3-ethyl-5-benzyl-2-methyl-4-phenylethynyl-6-phenyl-1,4-(±)-dihydropyridine3,5-dicarboxylate), against the adenosine contractile response on the strip. Surprisingly, these compounds showed no antagonist effects towards adenosine despite the use of concentrations up to 30- and sevenfold their affinities for the A3 receptor, respectively.
2001b; Gao et al. 2001), did (Wolber and Fozard 2005). (We were careful to verify that the contractile response to inosine was mediated largely by 5-HT released from mast cells as a result of activation of A3 receptors – Wolber and Fozard 2005). This result led us to consider the possibility that 2-Cl-IB-MECA might be an antagonist at the site (probably the A3 receptor) mediating the mast cell-dependent contractile response to adenosine. Although from the literature 2-Cl-IB-MECA behaves in most tissues as a full agonist at the A3 receptor (the intrinsic efficacy of Cl-IB-MECA at the human and rat A3 receptors has been reported to be ³99% (Gao et al.