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2B. Retinoid X receptors C

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).

Overview

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Retinoid X receptors (nomenclature as agreed by the NC-IUPHAR Subcommittee on Nuclear Hormone Receptors [1,6]) are NR2B family members activated by alitretinoin and the RXR-selective agonists bexarotene and LG100268, sometimes referred to as rexinoids. UVI3003 [9] and HX 531 [5] have been described as a pan-RXR antagonists. These receptors form RXR-RAR heterodimers and RXR-RXR homodimers [4,8].

Receptors

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Retinoid X receptor-α / NR2B1 C Show summary » More detailed page go icon to follow link

Retinoid X receptor-β / NR2B2 C Show summary » More detailed page go icon to follow link

Retinoid X receptor-γ / NR2B3 C Show summary » More detailed page go icon to follow link

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How to cite this family page

Database page citation:

2B. Retinoid X receptors. Accessed on 22/07/2024. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY, http://www.guidetopharmacology.org/GRAC/FamilyDisplayForward?familyId=92.

Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY citation:

Alexander SPH, Cidlowski JA, Kelly E, Mathie AA, Peters JA, Veale EL, Armstrong JF, Faccenda E, Harding SD, Davies JA et al. (2023) The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2023/24: Nuclear hormone receptors. Br J Pharmacol. 180 Suppl 2:S223-240.