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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Regulation of Mineralocorticoid Receptor Action
Principal Investigator:

Celso E. Gomez-Sanchez

Location: Jackson, MS
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) is a transcription factor expressed in many cells that regulates the expression of genes in involved myriad cell type-specific functions. Inappropriate activation of the MR causes hypertension and pathological tissue remodeling even in conditions of normal aldosterone levels. Activity of the MR is regulated by post-translational modifications including phosphorylation of serines and threonines. Phosphorylation activates or suppresses MR activity depending upon...

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