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What does NR stand for?

NR stands for Nuclear Receptor (protein class)

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Organon (Oss, Netherlands) has patented a protein having an amino acid sequence as in SEQ ID 7, 8, 11 or 12, similar proteins, naturally occurring variants and homologous functional equivalents thereof, as well as the use of a polynucleotide encoding such protein, for use in an assay and for use in a method of modulation of transcriptional activity promoted by a responsive nuclear receptor and a coactivator, which coactivator is the mentioned protein and is named COASTER, and which nuclear receptor is preferrably a steroid receptor.
CYP26 inhibitors are expected to raise endogenous levels of both all-trans and 9-cis retinoic acid in cells expressing the enzyme and thereby activate both RAR and RXR nuclear receptor pathways in a cell- and tissue-specific fashion.