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drug antagonism

Definition:
Phenomena and pharmaceutics of compounds that inhibit the function of agonists (drug agonism) and inverse agonists ( drug inverse agonism) for a specific receptor. On their own, antagonists produce no effect by themselves to a receptor, and are said to have neither intrinsic activity nor efficacy.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Full
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URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/34632
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