Quinoids, quinoid radicals, and phenoxyl radicals formed from estrogens and antiestrogens.

@article{Bolton2002QuinoidsQR,
  title={Quinoids, quinoid radicals, and phenoxyl radicals formed from estrogens and antiestrogens.},
  author={Judy L Bolton},
  journal={Toxicology},
  year={2002},
  volume={177 1},
  pages={
          55-65
        }
}
Estrogens have a variety of beneficial effects in vivo including protection against osteoporosis, coronary heart disease, Alzheimer's disease, and stroke. Similarly, antiestrogens have been shown to be effective both in treating breast cancer as well as preventing this disease. Despite the health benefits of these drugs adverse side effects have been reported including increased risk for developing certain hormone dependent cancers. Although an estrogenic mechanism likely contributes to… CONTINUE READING
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