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Dopamine transcription factors

  • Nurr1 [1]
    • Nurr1 agonists (THC?)
    • Neuroprotection [2]
    • Dopaminergic neurons activation is mediated by Nurr1 gene expression
    • RNA-guided transcriptional regulation of dopamine
  • Notch1 [3]
    • Role of Notch1 signaling in striatal dopaminergic neuroprotection?

RNA-guided dopamine neurotransmission

  • Nurr1-mediated RNA transcription may autoregulate dopamine D2 receptor density. (Reference needed)


  1. [Paper1]

    Transcription factors in the development of midbrain dopamine neurons.

  2. [Paper2]

    A Nurr1 pathway for neuroprotection.

  3. [Paper5]

    Regulation of striatal dopamine responsiveness by Notch/RBP-J signaling

  4. [Paper3]

    Bdnf gene is a downstream target of Nurr1 transcription factor in rat midbrain neurons in vitro.

  5. [Paper4]

    Absent without leave; a neuroenergetic theory of mind wandering

See also