Progesterone: the forgotten hormone in men?

@article{Oettel2004ProgesteroneTF,
  title={Progesterone: the forgotten hormone in men?},
  author={Michael Prof Dr Oettel and Amal K. Mukhopadhyay},
  journal={The Aging Male},
  year={2004},
  volume={7},
  pages={236 - 257}
}
‘Classical’ genomic progesterone receptors appear relatively late in phylogenesis, i.e. it is only in birds and mammals that they are detectable. In the different species, they mediate manifold effects regarding the differentiation of target organ functions, mainly in the reproductive system. Surprisingly, we know little about the physiology, endocrinology, and pharmacology of progesterone and progestins in male gender or men respectively, despite the fact that, as to progesterone secretion and… 
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