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Compendium of TCDD-mediated transcriptomic response datasets in mammalian model systems

By Stephenie D. Prokopec, Kathleen E. Houlahan, Ren X. Sun, John D. Watson, Cindy Q. Yao, Jamie Lee, Christine P’ng, Renee Pang, Alexander H. Wu, Lauren C. Chong, Ashley B. Smith, Nicholas J. Harding, Ivy D. Moffat, Jere Lindén, Sanna Lensu, Allan B. Okey, Raimo Pohjanvirta and Paul C. Boutros


2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) is the most potent congener of the dioxin class of environmental contaminants. Exposure to TCDD causes a wide range of toxic outcomes, ranging from chloracne to acute lethality. The severity of toxicity is highly dependent on the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR). Binding of TCDD to the AHR leads to changes in transcription of numerous genes. Studies evaluating the transcriptional changes brought on by TCDD may provide valuable insight into the role of the AHR in human health and disease. We therefore compiled a collection of transcriptomic datasets that can be used to aid the scientific community in better understanding the transcriptional effects of ligand-activated AHR

Topics: 413 Veterinary science, 413 Veterinary science
Year: 2017
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