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Receptors, Glucocorticoid

"Receptors, Glucocorticoid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Cytoplasmic proteins that specifically bind glucocorticoids and mediate their cellular effects. The glucocorticoid receptor-glucocorticoid complex acts in the nucleus to induce transcription of DNA. Glucocorticoids were named for their actions on blood glucose concentration, but they have equally important effects on protein and fat metabolism. Cortisol is the most important example.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Glucocorticoid" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Receptors, Glucocorticoid" was a major or minor topic of these publication.