All About Retinoid X Receptors (RXR)

Written by Helen Quach, BS (Biochemistry) | Reviewed by Nattha Wannissorn, PhD | Last updated:

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The Vital Role of Retinoid X Receptors (RXR)
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Retinoid X receptors (RXRs) are vitamin A receptors that often partner with other important receptors, including retinoic acid receptors, vitamin D receptors, thyroid hormone receptors, and PPARs.

Therefore, these have critical roles in energy production (obesity, blood sugar, cholesterol), anti-inflammation, preventing leaky gut, skin health, and cancer prevention.

Could low vitamin A or low RXR activation contribute to your health problems? Read this post to learn more.