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The active hormonal form of vitamin D3, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3[1,25(OH), which regulates cellular replication and function in many tissues and has a role in bone and calcium homeostasis, acts through a hormone receptor homologous with other steroid and thyroid hormone receptors. A 1,25(OH)2D3-responsive element (VDRE), which is within the promoter for(More)
The kinetics of activation of protein kinase C by oleic acid have been reinvestigated, using highly purified preparations of the rat brain and bovine spleen enzymes. Activation of both enzymes by oleic acid is enhanced dramatically by diolein, contrary to previous reports. In the presence of 9.7 microM diolein, the concentrations of oleic acid required for(More)
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