2A. Hepatocyte nuclear factor-4 receptors

Unless otherwise stated all data on this page refer to the human proteins. Gene information is provided for human (Hs), mouse (Mm) and rat (Rn).


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Hepatocyte nuclear factor-4 receptors (nomenclature as agreed by NC-IUPHAR committee on nuclear hormone receptors [1]) have yet to be officially paired with an endogenous ligand, although linoleic acid has been described to activate HNF4α receptors.


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Database page citation:

2A. Hepatocyte nuclear factor-4 receptors. Accessed on 01/04/2015. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY, http://www.guidetopharmacology.org/GRAC/FamilyDisplayForward?familyId=91.

Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY citation:

Alexander SPH, Benson HE, Faccenda E, Pawson AJ, Sharman JL, Spedding M, Peters JA and Harmar AJ, CGTP Collaborators. (2013) The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2013/14: Nuclear Hormone Receptors. Br J Pharmacol. 170: 1652–1675.