Peroxisome Proliferator-activated Receptors


Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) are members of the ligand-activated nuclear hormone receptor superfamily of transcription factors that includes receptors for steroids, thyroid hormone, retinoic acid, and vitamin D. Upon activation in the cytoplasm, PPARs heterodimerize with retinoid X receptors (RXR) and form a complex that translocates… (More)


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