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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The model Ah-receptor agonist beta-naphthoflavone inhibits aflatoxin B-1-DNA binding in vivo in rainbow trout at dietary levels that do not induce CYP1A enzymes.
Work in a number of labs, including Bradfield's, suggests that the Ah-receptor protein traces evolutionarily to sensory systems in bacteria.
The Ah-receptor protein contains a region characterized by a pattern of repeating amino acids, called the PAS domain.
However, Safe's studies now indicate that when the Ah-receptor lock is keyless, it will link up with another protein, known as Arnt.
The most unexpected dividends of Ah-receptor understanding may emerge in medicine.
Babish reports that, "based upon the papers presented at the conference we anticipate no interference with common, nontoxic, naturally occurring, organic compounds that are capable of interacting with the Ah-receptor.
A human intervention study with foods containing natural Ah-receptor agonists does not significantly show AhR-mediated effects as measured in blood cells and urine.
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) as Ah-receptor agonists and antagonists.