A Docking Modelling Rationally Predicts Strong Binding of Bisphenol A to Estrogen-Related Receptor γ
A computer-aided docking study was carried out to quickly clarify the binding structure of the ligand-receptor complex between bisphenol A (BPA), a well-known endocrine disruptor, and estrogen-related receptor γ (ERRγ). The resulting complex indicated that BPA binds to the ligand-binding pocket of ERRγ without any disruptions of the activation conformation.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2008-03-01
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