retinoid X receptor

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retinoid X receptor

receptor for retinoic acids; has less affinity for retinoic acid than the retinoic acid receptors; function is not yet well understood.
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retinoid X receptor

One of 2 receptors for retinoids; RXR plays a key role in organ development, in particular of the skin. Cf Retinoic acid receptor.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ret·i·noid X re·cep·tor

(ret'i-noyd rĕ-sep'tŏr)
Receptor for retinoic acids; has less affinity for retinoic acid than the retinoic acid receptors; function is not yet well understood.
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