volume 2, issue 1, P28-34 2009
DOI: 10.15283/ijsc.2009.2.1.28
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Abstract: The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) are ligand-activated transcription factors that belong to the nuclear receptor family. It is well known that PPARs function as regulators of lipid and lipoprotein metabolism and glucose homeostasis, as well as influence cellular proliferation, differentiation and apoptosis. However, the role of the PPARs with regard to embryonic stem (ES) cells remains unknown. We will review the function of the PPARδ, one of the three PPAR isoforms, α, δ (also called β/δ…

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