Testicular receptor 2

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Nuclear receptor subfamily 2, group C, member 1
Symbols NR2C1 ; TR2
External IDs OMIM601529 MGI1352465 HomoloGene55731 IUPHAR: 613 GeneCards: NR2C1 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 7181 22025
Ensembl ENSG00000120798 ENSMUSG00000005897
UniProt P13056 Q505F1
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001032287 NM_011629
RefSeq (protein) NP_001027458 NP_035759
Location (UCSC) Chr 12:
95.02 – 95.07 Mb
Chr 10:
94.15 – 94.2 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

The testicular receptor 2 (TR2) also known as NR2C1 (nuclear receptor subfamily 2, group C, member 1) is protein that in humans is encoded by the NR2C1 gene.[1][2] TR2 is a member of the nuclear receptor family of transcription factors.


Testicular receptor 2 has been shown to interact with:

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  1. ^ "Entrez Gene: NR2C1 nuclear receptor subfamily 2, group C, member 1". 
  2. ^ Chang C, Kokontis J, Acakpo-Satchivi L, Liao S, Takeda H, Chang Y (December 1989). "Molecular cloning of new human TR2 receptors: a class of steroid receptor with multiple ligand-binding domains". Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 165 (2): 735–41. doi:10.1016/S0006-291X(89)80028-2. PMID 2597158. 
  3. ^ Mu X, Chang C (October 2003). "TR2 orphan receptor functions as negative modulator for androgen receptor in prostate cancer cells PC-3". Prostate 57 (2): 129–33. doi:10.1002/pros.10282. PMID 12949936. 
  4. ^ Hu YC, Shyr CR, Che W, Mu XM, Kim E, Chang C (September 2002). "Suppression of estrogen receptor-mediated transcription and cell growth by interaction with TR2 orphan receptor". J. Biol. Chem. 277 (37): 33571–9. doi:10.1074/jbc.M203531200. PMID 12093804. 
  5. ^ Li G, Franco PJ, Wei LN (October 2003). "Identification of histone deacetylase-3 domains that interact with the orphan nuclear receptor TR2". Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 310 (2): 384–90. doi:10.1016/j.bbrc.2003.08.145. PMID 14521922. 
  6. ^ a b Franco PJ, Li G, Wei LN (August 2003). "Interaction of nuclear receptor zinc finger DNA binding domains with histone deacetylase". Mol. Cell. Endocrinol. 206 (1–2): 1–12. doi:10.1016/S0303-7207(03)00254-5. PMID 12943985. 
  7. ^ a b Franco PJ, Farooqui M, Seto E, Wei LN (August 2001). "The orphan nuclear receptor TR2 interacts directly with both class I and class II histone deacetylases". Mol. Endocrinol. 15 (8): 1318–28. doi:10.1210/mend.15.8.0682. PMID 11463856. 

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