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Receptors, Thyroid Hormone

"Receptors, Thyroid Hormone" 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.

Specific high affinity binding proteins for THYROID HORMONES in target cells. They are usually found in the nucleus and regulate DNA transcription. These receptors are activated by hormones that leads to transcription, cell differentiation, and growth suppression. Thyroid hormone receptors are encoded by two genes (GENES, ERBA): erbA-alpha and erbA-beta for alpha and beta thyroid hormone receptors, respectively.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Thyroid Hormone" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Thyroid Hormone" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 159 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 20 publications in 1994
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