Tag Archive: metabolism

Sep 05

PPARS

How bad do you need PPARs? Peroxisome Proliferator Activated Receptors play essential roles in the regulation of cellular differentiation, development, and metabolism (carbohydrate, lipid, and protein) of higher organisms. They are group of nuclear receptor proteins that function as transcription factors regulating the expression of genes. In the words of world-acclaimed algae researcher Dr. Shun-Te …

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Jun 25

PPARs – Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors

PubMed U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health [PPAR and diabetes]. [Article in Japanese] Terauchi Y, Kadowaki T. Source Department of Metabolic Diseases, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo. Abstract The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) are nuclear fatty acid receptors that have been implicated to play crucial roles in metabolic diseases such …

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