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Receptors, Calcitriol

"Receptors, Calcitriol" 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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Proteins, usually found in the cytoplasm, that specifically bind calcitriol, migrate to the nucleus, and regulate transcription of specific segments of DNA with the participation of D receptor interacting proteins (called DRIP). Vitamin D is converted in the liver and kidney to calcitriol and ultimately acts through these receptors.

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