Subject: What are peroxidase proliferator-activator receptors (PPARs)?
Date: Thu Nov 16 21:58:23 2000
Posted by Mitchell
Grade level: nonaligned
School: Delphi Automotive Systems
City: Carmel State/Province: IN
Area of science: Cell Biology
Apparently these are some sort of receptor on the nuclear membrane, which
influence gene expression. PPAR agonists are useful therapeutic agents in
the treatment of diabetes and high cholesterol. All references I've seen
presuppose a knowledge of these receptors, but they're apparently so
novel, that they don't show in my old textbooks (circa 1982).
Re: What are peroxidase proliferator-activator receptors (PPARs)?
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