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Scientists Unveil Structure of Molecular Target of Many Drugs.

More than 40 years after beta blockers were first used clinically, scientists can finally get a close-up look at the drugs' molecular target-the b2-adrenergic receptor. The work is particularly exciting because it offers the first glimpse into an important, but scientifically elusive family of human proteins called G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs).

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