Physiology, production and action of progesterone

  title={Physiology, production and action of progesterone},
  author={Stefania Taraborrelli},
  journal={Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica},
  pages={16 - 8}
  • S. Taraborrelli
  • Published 1 November 2015
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
The aim of this article is to review the physiology of progesterone and focus on its physiological actions on tissues such as endometrium, uterus, mammary gland, cardiovascular system, central nervous system and bones. In the last decades, the interest of researchers has focused on the role of progesterone in genomic and non‐genomic receptor mechanisms. 
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