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  • n. A drug or other chemical that can combine with a receptor on a cell to produce a physiologic reaction typical of a naturally occurring substance. Co-agonist implies it is one of other agonists working in conjunction.

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  • Among them are glycine transporter-1 (GlyT1) inhibitors such as SSR103800, which indirectly enhance NMDA receptor function by increasing the glycine (a co-agonist for the NMDA receptor) levels in the synapse.

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  • "Second, it seems at least theoretically possible to include circulating factors other than gut hormones in an analogous single-molecule co-agonist," he added.

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