AHR

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AHR

A gene on 7p15 that encodes aryl hydrocarbon receptor, a ligand-activated transcription factor involved in cell cycle regulation and in regulating biological responses to planar xenobiotic halogenated aromatic hydrocarbons.
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Ligand activation of the aromatic hydrocarbon receptor transcription factor drives Bax-dependent apoptosis in developing fetal ovarian germ cells.
Role of the aromatic hydrocarbon receptor and (Ah) gene battery in the oxidative stress response, cell cycle control, and apoptosis.
Role of the aromatic hydrocarbon receptor and [Ah] gone battery in the oxidative stress response, cell cycle control, and apoptosis.
specific cytoplasmic receptor protein known as the aromatic hydrocarbon receptor.
the aromatic hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) and its heterodimeric binding partner the AHR nuclear transporter (ARNT)] must be capable of recognizing and binding to human aromatic hydrocarbon response elements (AHREs) present in the CYP1A1 5' flanking region.