Celebrating 75 years of oestradiol.

@article{Simpson2015Celebrating7Y,
  title={Celebrating 75 years of oestradiol.},
  author={Evan Simpson and Richard J Santen},
  journal={Journal of molecular endocrinology},
  year={2015},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={
          T1-20
        }
}
  • E. Simpson, R. Santen
  • Published 1 December 2015
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of molecular endocrinology
Oestrogens exert important effects on the reproductive as well as many other organ systems in both men and women. The history of the discovery of oestrogens, the mechanisms of their synthesis, and their therapeutic applications are very important components of the fabric of endocrinology. These aspects provide the rationale for highlighting several key components of this story. Two investigators, Edward Doisy and Alfred Butenandt, purified and crystalized oestrone nearly simultaneously in 1929… 
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