Overview of Nomenclature of Nuclear Receptors

  title={Overview of Nomenclature of Nuclear Receptors},
  author={Pierre Germain and Bart Staels and Catherine Dacquet and Michael Spedding and Vincent Laudet},
  journal={Pharmacological Reviews},
  pages={685 - 704}
Nuclear receptor pharmacology has, to a certain extent, led the way, compared with other receptor systems, in the appreciation that ligands may exert very diverse pharmacology, based on their individual chemical structure and the allosteric changes induced in the receptor/accessory protein complex. This can lead to very selective pharmacological effects, which may not necessarily be predicted from the experience with other agonists/partial agonists/antagonists. If this is the case, then drug… 

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