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Receptors, Glucocorticoid

Cytoplasmic proteins that specifically bind glucocorticoids and mediate their cellular effects. The glucocorticoid receptor-glucocorticoid complex acts in the nucleus to induce transcription of DNA. Glucocorticoids were named for their actions on blood glucose concentration, but they have equally important effects on protein and fat metabolism. Cortisol is the most important example.

Year introduced: 1986(1977)

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.826.750.430

MeSH Unique ID: D011965

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  • Receptors, Glucocorticoids
  • Glucocorticoids Receptors
  • Glucocorticoid Receptors
  • Glucocorticoid Receptor
  • Receptor, Glucocorticoid
  • Receptors, Corticoid Type II
  • Corticoid Type II Receptors
  • Corticoid II Receptor
  • Receptor, Corticoid II
  • Receptors, Corticoid II
  • Corticoid II Receptors

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