Receptors calcitriol

receptors, calcitriol

proteins, usually found in the cytoplasm, that specifically bind calcitriol, migrate to the nucleus, and regulate transcription of specific segments of dNA. Vitamin d is converted in the liver and kidney to calcitriol and ultimately acts through these receptors.

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