aryl hydrocarbon receptor activity

id: GO:0004874
name: aryl hydrocarbon receptor activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Combining with an aryl hydrocarbon to initiate a change in cell activity. The aryl hydrocarbon receptor is a ligand-activated transcription factor which translocates to the nucleus to activate transcription upon ligand-binding.

Parent Functions

GO:0038023signaling receptor activity