FunctionNuclear hormone receptor. High affinity receptor for triiodothyronine.
Involvement in diseaseHypothyroidism, congenital, non-goitrous, 6 (CHNG6) [MIM:614450]: A disease characterized by growth retardation, developmental retardation, skeletal dysplasia, borderline low thyroxine levels and high triiodothyronine levels. There is differential sensitivity to thyroid hormone action, with retention of hormone responsiveness in the hypothalamic pituitary axis and liver but skeletal, gastrointestinal, and myocardial resistance. Note=The disease is caused by mutations affecting the gene represented in this entry.
Sequence similaritiesBelongs to the nuclear hormone receptor family. NR1 subfamily. Contains 1 nuclear receptor DNA-binding domain.
DomainComposed of three domains: a modulating N-terminal domain, a DNA-binding domain and a C-terminal ligand-binding domain.