ea0049ep803 | Nuclear receptors and Signal transduction | ECE2017
, Grycova Aneta
, Prichystalova Hana
Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are exogenous compounds that affect the endocrine system, disrupt the hormonal balance and consequently cause the adverse health effects in humans. These compounds persist and accumulate in the environment and can easily gain entry to the food chain. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARγ) and its heterodimeric partner retinoid X receptor alpha (RXRα) are very often targets of EDCs. PPARγ play crucial role i...