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The C-terminal AF-2 transactivation domain is highly conserved within the nuclear receptor superfamily 31 and is recognized by various transcriptional coactivators. 32 , 33 AF-2 is localized to the most C-terminal end of the E domain. A third transactivation domain called AF-2a or tau2 has been localized to the N-terminal region of the LBD of ERα 31 and GR. 34 Deletion experiments revealed a role for AF-2a and the DBD in targeting rat GR to the nuclear matrix, 35 an interconnected ribonuclear-protein network within the nucleus that is thought to play an important roles in transcription of active genes by stabilizing the assembly of the transcriptional machinery. 36

The Mesterolone hormone is not estrogenic. It does not aromatize and it carries no progestin nature. As a result, the side effects of Proviron will not include any related effects such as gynecomastia or excess water retention. Such adverse effects are impossible with this steroid. This will also greatly reduce the risk of high blood pressure as high blood pressure associated with anabolic steroid use is often due to extreme water retention. In fact, Proviron should provide an anti-estrogenic effect by preventing testosterone to estrogen conversion or at least tremendously slow it down.

Literature on steroid hormone receptors is reviewed. Cytosol and nuc lear estrogen receptors in the mammalian uterus, the mechanism of entry of estradiol into uterine cells, the regulation of the amount of uterine estrogen receptors, estrogen receptors in other organs and species, the chick oviduct system and progesterone receptors in the mammalian uterus, physiochemical aspects of progesterone receptors, the regulation of progesterone receptors, progesterone receptors, progesterone receptors in other organs and species, cytosol and nuclear androgen receptors in the rat ventral prostate and other organs and species, the regulation, genetic control, and plurality of androgen receptors, the distribution and ontogeny of glucocorticosteroid receptors, the relationships between cytosol and nuclear glucocorticosteroid receptors, mineralocorticosteroid receptors in the rat kidney and other organs and species, receptors of ecdysone, Vitamin-D and thyroid hormone, characteristics of receptor transformation, the nuclear receptor and fate of the receptor and hormone in target cell nuclei, the dependence of human cancers on hormones, the detection and characterization of steroid receptor interactions, and the physiological and pharmacological implications of steroid hormone receptors are discussed.

Molecular docking. We adapted the CDOCKER algorithm to find the binding mode for HO-PBDEs to TRβ. CDOCKER is an implementation of a CHARMM (Chemistry at HARvard Macromolecular Mechanics)-based docking tool that has been shown to be viable ( Wu et al. 2003 ). It has been incorporated into Discovery Studio (Accelrys Software Inc., San Diego, CA) through the Dock Ligands (CDOCKER) protocol. We extracted the crystal structure of TRβ (Thyroid receptor beta1 in complex with a beta-selective ligand; PDB ID 1NAX) from the RCSB Protein Data Bank [RCSB (Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics) PDB; http:///pdb ]. In CDOCKER, random ligand conformations were generated from the initial ligand structure through high-temperature molecular dynamics followed by random rotations. Then, the random conformations were refined by grid-based simulated annealing, which makes the results more accurate. The CDOCKER interaction energy between the ligand and TRβ ( E binding ) was then computed. The docking analysis provided insights into the interactions between the ligands and the receptor, which facilitated the selection of appropriate molecular parameters to characterize the interactions in the QSAR studies.

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Molecular docking. We adapted the CDOCKER algorithm to find the binding mode for HO-PBDEs to TRβ. CDOCKER is an implementation of a CHARMM (Chemistry at HARvard Macromolecular Mechanics)-based docking tool that has been shown to be viable ( Wu et al. 2003 ). It has been incorporated into Discovery Studio (Accelrys Software Inc., San Diego, CA) through the Dock Ligands (CDOCKER) protocol. We extracted the crystal structure of TRβ (Thyroid receptor beta1 in complex with a beta-selective ligand; PDB ID 1NAX) from the RCSB Protein Data Bank [RCSB (Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics) PDB; http:///pdb ]. In CDOCKER, random ligand conformations were generated from the initial ligand structure through high-temperature molecular dynamics followed by random rotations. Then, the random conformations were refined by grid-based simulated annealing, which makes the results more accurate. The CDOCKER interaction energy between the ligand and TRβ ( E binding ) was then computed. The docking analysis provided insights into the interactions between the ligands and the receptor, which facilitated the selection of appropriate molecular parameters to characterize the interactions in the QSAR studies.

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