Systematic name M7745
Brief description Genes up-regulated in macrophages: untreated versus corticosterone [PubChem=5839].
Full description or abstract Inappropriate excess of the steroid hormone aldosterone, which is a mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) agonist, is associated with increased inflammation and risk of cardiovascular disease. MR antagonists are cardioprotective and antiinflammatory in vivo, and evidence suggests that they mediate these effects in part by aldosterone- independent mechanisms. We used affymetrix to characterize the effect of Mineralocorticoid Receptor deletion on macrophage transcriptional profile, and identify its requirement in normal glucocorticoid signalling.
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Source publication Pubmed 20697155   Authors: Usher MG,Duan SZ,Ivaschenko CY,Frieler RA,Berger S,Schütz G,Lumeng CN,Mortensen RM
Exact source GSE23308_3373_200_UP
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Contributed by Jernej Godec (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)
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