Retinoic Acid Receptors

January 2004
Encyclopedic Reference of Molecular Pharmacology;2004, p816
Reference Entry
An encyclopedia entry for the term "retinoic acid receptors (RAR)" is presented. RAR are nuclear receptors. Nuclear receptors are a large family of structurally related ligand-inducible transcription factors, including steroid receptors, thyroid/retinoids receptors, vitamin D receptors, peroxisome proliferator activated receptors, estrogen receptors, and orphan receptors for which no ligand has been yet identified.


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