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Orphan Nuclear Receptors

"Orphan Nuclear Receptors" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A broad category of receptor-like proteins that may play a role in transcriptional-regulation in the CELL NUCLEUS. Many of these proteins are similar in structure to known NUCLEAR RECEPTORS but appear to lack a functional ligand-binding domain, while in other cases the specific ligands have yet to be identified.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Orphan Nuclear Receptors" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Orphan Nuclear Receptors" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 67 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2010
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