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Endothelin receptor antagonist



A endothelin receptor antagonist (ERA) is a drug which blocks endothelin receptors.

Additional recommended knowledge

Two main kinds of ERAs exist:

  • selective ERA (e.g. sitaxsentan), which affect endothelin A.
  • dual ERAs,(e.g. bosentan) which affect both endothelin A and B .[1]

See also

  • Endothelin receptor

References

  1. ^ http://cvpharmacology.com/vasodilator/ETblockers.htm


 
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