The structure of the nuclear hormone receptors.

@article{Kumar1999TheSO,
  title={The structure of the nuclear hormone receptors.},
  author={Raj Kumar and E Brad Thompson},
  journal={Steroids},
  year={1999},
  volume={64 5},
  pages={310-9}
}
The functions of the group of proteins known as nuclear receptors will be understood fully only when their working three-dimensional structures are known. These ligand-activated transcription factors belong to the steroid-thyroid-retinoid receptor superfamily, which include the receptors for steroids, thyroid hormone, vitamins A- and D-derived hormones, and certain fatty acids. The majority of family members are homologous proteins for which no ligand has been identified (the orphan receptors… CONTINUE READING
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