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Title Nuclear receptors : current concepts and future challenges / edited by Chris M. Bunce, Moray J. Campbell
Published Dordrecht [Netherlands] ; New York : Springer, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xii, 457 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Proteins and cell regulation ; v. 8
Proteins and cell regulation ; v. 8.
Contents Nuclear receptors an introductory overview / C.M. Bunce and M.J. Campbell -- What does evolution teach us about nuclear receptors? / G. Markov, F. Bonneton and V. Laudet -- Functions of nuclear receptors in insect development / D. Martín -- The glucocorticoid receptor / R.H. Oakley and J.A. Cidlowski -- Estrogen receptors: Their actions and functional roles in health and disease / S. Nilsson and J.-Å. Gustafsson -- Androgen receptor / J.T. Dalton and W. Gao -- Thyroid hormone receptors / B. Vennström, H. Liu and D. Forrest -- The vitamin D receptor (NR1I1) / O. Maguire and M.J. Campbell -- Retinoic acid receptors / A. Cras, F. Guidez and C. Chomienne -- PPARs: Important regulators in metabolism and inflammation / L.M. Sanderson and S. Kersten -- Xenobiotic receptors CAR and PXR / C. Klaassen and H. Lu -- Fxr / Y. Wang [and others] -- Physiological functions of TR2 and TR4 orphan nuclear receptor / S. Liu [and others] -- Nuclear receptors and ATP dependent chromatin remodeling: A complex story / C.J. Burd and T.K. Archer -- Non-genomic action of sex steroid hormones / A. Migliaccio, G. Castoria and F. Auricchio -- Ligand regulation and nuclear receptor action / M. Hewison -- New insights to nuclear receptor gene regulation from analysis of their response elements in target genes / C. Carlberg -- Systems biology: Towards realistic and useful models of molecular networks / F.J. Bruggeman [and others]
Summary In 1980 a case of myxedema was treated in Lisbon by the implantation of a sheep thyroid gland with the immediate improvement in the patient s condition. A few years later, medications for the then ill-explained condition of the menopause included tablets made from cow ovaries. In the first quarter of the 20th century the identification vitamin D3 and its sunlight driven production in skin paved the way to the elimination of rickets as a major medical problem. Twenty years or so later Sir Vincent Wigglesworth established the endocrine basis of developmental moulting in insects, arguably the mos
Analysis celbiologie
cellular biology
biomedische wetenschappen
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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In Springer eBooks
Subject Nuclear receptors (Biochemistry)
Cell interaction.
Receptors, Cytoplasmic and Nuclear
Cell Communication
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Cell Biology.
Sciences de la vie.
Cell interaction
Nuclear receptors (Biochemistry)
Form Electronic book
Author Bunce, Chris M
Campbell, Moray J
LC no. 2010921599
ISBN 9789048133031