Russell S, Tisdale M. Role of ?-adrenergic receptors in the oral activity of zinc-?2-glycoprotein (ZAG). Endocrinology. 2012;153:4696-704 pubmed
..These results suggest that oral administration of ZAG increases serum levels through interaction with a ?-AR in the upper gastrointestinal tract, and gene expression studies showed this to be in the esophagus. ..
Russell S, Tisdale M. Role of ?-adrenergic receptors in the anti-obesity and anti-diabetic effects of zinc-?2-glycoprotien (ZAG). Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012;1821:590-9 pubmed publisher
..The results suggest that the effects of ZAG on body weight and insulin sensitivity in ob/ob mice are manifested through a ?-3AR, or possibly a ?2-AR. ..