Nuclear Receptors
(PowerPoint Slides)

Reshma Taneja*

Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA.


*Contact information. E-mail: reshma.taneja{at}


Slides are provided for a class covering nuclear receptors and are part of the course "Cell Signaling Systems: A Course for Graduate Students." The slides begin with a discussion of the structure of nuclear hormone receptors and then proceed to describe mechanisms of transcriptional regulation, modulation of nuclear receptor activity by phosphorylation, and the role of nuclear receptors in cancer.

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Educational Details

Learning Resource Type: PowerPoint slides

Context: Undergraduate upper division, graduate, professional (degree program)

Intended Users: Teacher, learner

Intended Educational Use: Teach, learn, plan

Discipline: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, Structural Biology, Human Biology, Genetics&Heredity

Keywords: steroid receptors, coactivators, corepressors, MAPK, cancer, estrogen receptor, retinoic acid receptor

Technical Details

Format: PowerPoint (ppt)

Size: 4.08 MB

Requirements: Microsoft PowerPoint

Limits for Use

Cost: Free

Rights: This material may be downloaded for noncommercial, course-teaching purposes only, provided credit to STKE is included by listing the citation for the Teaching Resource.


Citation: R. Taneja, Nuclear receptors. Sci. STKE2005, tr17 (2005).

© 2005 American Association for the Advancement of Science