Membrane progesterone receptors in reproduction and cancer

@article{ValadezCosmes2016MembranePR,
  title={Membrane progesterone receptors in reproduction and cancer},
  author={Paulina Valadez-Cosmes and E. V{\'a}zquez-Mart{\'i}nez and M. Cerb{\'o}n and I. Camacho-Arroyo},
  journal={Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology},
  year={2016},
  volume={434},
  pages={166-175}
}
  • Paulina Valadez-Cosmes, E. Vázquez-Martínez, +1 author I. Camacho-Arroyo
  • Published 2016
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology
  • Progesterone is a sexual steroid hormone that has a critical role in reproductive processes in males and females of several species, including humans. Furthermore, progesterone has been associated with pathological diseases such as breast, gynecological and brain cancer, regulating cell proliferation, apoptosis, and metastasis. In the past, progesterone actions were thought to be only mediated by its intracellular receptor (PR). However, recent evidence has demonstrated that membrane… CONTINUE READING
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