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Receptors, Mineralocorticoid

"Receptors, Mineralocorticoid" 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.

Cytoplasmic proteins that specifically bind mineralocorticoids and mediate their cellular effects. The receptor with its bound ligand acts in the nucleus to induce transcription of specific segments of DNA. Mineralocorticoids were named for their actions on extracellular electrolyte concentrations. The most important example is aldosterone.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Mineralocorticoid" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Mineralocorticoid" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 51 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2011
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