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6-Fluoronorepinephrine ( 6-FNE) is a selective α and 1 α adrenergic receptor 2 full agonist related to norepinephrine.  It is the only selective full agonist for the α adrenergic receptors known to date and has been used to study their function in scientific research.  Infusion of 6-FNE into the  locus coeruleus of rodents produces marked hyperactivity and behavioral disinhibition by suppressing activity in the area via stimulation of α 1 adrenergic receptors. 
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