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Estrogen-related receptor gamma

SymbolsESRRG ; ERR3; ERRgamma; NR3B3
External IDsOMIM602969 MGI1347056 HomoloGene55581 IUPHAR: 624 ChEMBL: 4245 GeneCards: ESRRG Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
RefSeq (mRNA)NM_001134285NM_001243792
RefSeq (protein)NP_001127757NP_001230721
Location (UCSC)Chr 1:
216.68 – 217.31 Mb
Chr 1:
187.61 – 188.21 Mb
PubMed search[1][2]

Estrogen-related receptor gamma (ERR-gamma), also known as NR3B3 (nuclear receptor subfamily 3, group B, member 3), is a nuclear receptor that in humans is encoded by the ESRRG (EStrogen Related Receptor Gamma) gene.[1][2][3] It behaves as a constitutive activator of transcription.[4]

This protein is a member of nuclear hormone receptor family of steroid hormone receptors. No physiological activating ligand is known for this orphan receptor, but 4-hydroxytamoxifen and diethylstilbestrol act as inverse agonists and deactivate ESRRG.[5] It also seems to be the target of bisphenol A (see below).

Bisphenol A binding

Further information: Bisphenol A

There is evidence that bisphenol A functions as an endocrine disruptor by binding strongly to ERR-γ.[4] BPA as well as its nitrated and chlorinated metabolites seems to binds strongly to ERR-γ (dissociation constant = 5.5 nM), but not to the estrogen receptor (ER).,[4][6] BPA binding to ERR-γ preserves its basal constitutive activity.[4] It can also protect it from deactivation from the selective estrogen receptor modulator 4-hydroxytamoxifen.[4]

Different expression of ERR-γ in different parts of the body may account for variations in bisphenol A effects. For instance, ERR-γ has been found in high concentration in the placenta, explaining reports of high bisphenol A accumulation there.[7]


  1. ^ "Entrez Gene: ESRRG estrogen-related receptor gamma". 
  2. ^ Eudy JD, Yao S, Weston MD, Ma-Edmonds M, Talmadge CB, Cheng JJ, Kimberling WJ, Sumegi J (June 1998). "Isolation of a gene encoding a novel member of the nuclear receptor superfamily from the critical region of Usher syndrome type IIa at 1q41". Genomics 50 (3): 382–4. PMID 9676434. doi:10.1006/geno.1998.5345. 
  3. ^ Chen F, Zhang Q, McDonald T, Davidoff MJ, Bailey W, Bai C, Liu Q, Caskey CT (March 1999). "Identification of two hERR2-related novel nuclear receptors utilizing bioinformatics and inverse PCR". Gene 228 (1–2): 101–9. PMID 10072763. doi:10.1016/S0378-1119(98)00619-2. 
  4. ^ a b c d e Matsushima A, Kakuta Y, Teramoto T, Koshiba T, Liu X, Okada H, Tokunaga T, Kawabata S, Kimura M, Shimohigashi Y (October 2007). "Structural evidence for endocrine disruptor bisphenol A binding to human nuclear receptor ERR gamma". J. Biochem. 142 (4): 517–24. PMID 17761695. doi:10.1093/jb/mvm158. 
  5. ^ Huppunen J, Aarnisalo P (February 2004). "Dimerization modulates the activity of the orphan nuclear receptor ERRgamma". Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 314 (4): 964–70. PMID 14751226. doi:10.1016/j.bbrc.2003.12.194. 
  6. ^ Babu S, Vellore NA et al. (2012). "Molecular docking of bisphenol A and its nitrated and chlorinated metabolites onto human estrogen-related receptor-gamma". Biochem. biophys res comm 426 (2): 215–220. PMID 22935422. doi:10.1016/j.bbrc.2012.08.065. 
  7. ^ Takeda Y, Liu X, Sumiyoshi M, Matsushima A, Shimohigashi M, Shimohigashi Y (July 2009). "Placenta expressing the greatest quantity of bisphenol A receptor ER-γ among the human reproductive tissues: Predominant expression of type-1 ERRgamma isoform". J. Biochem. 146 (1): 113–22. PMID 19304792. doi:10.1093/jb/mvp049. 

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Further reading

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