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Direct glucocorticoid receptor-Stat5 interaction in hepatocytes controls body size and maturation-related gene expression
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2007 (English)In: Genes & Development, ISSN 0890-9369, E-ISSN 1549-5477, Vol. 21, no 10, 1157-1162 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The glucocorticoid receptor regulates transcription through DNA binding as well as through cross-talk with other transcription factors. In hepatocytes, the glucocorticoid receptor is critical for normal postnatal growth. Using hepatocyte- specific and domain-selective mutations in the mouse we show that Stat5 in hepatocytes is essential for normal postnatal growth and that it mediates the growth- promoting effect of the glucocorticoid receptor through a direct interaction involving the N-terminal tetramerization domain of Stat5b. This interaction mediates a selective and unexpectedly extensive part of the transcriptional actions of these molecules since it controls the expression of gene sets involved in growth and sexual maturation.

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Csh Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press , 2007. Vol. 21, no 10, 1157-1162 p.
Keyword [en]
somatomedin; liver; Cre-loxP; growth hormone; microarray
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-59690DOI: 10.1101/gad.426007ISI: 000246531800004OAI: diva2:353067
Available from: 2010-09-23 Created: 2010-09-23 Last updated: 2010-09-23

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