Regulation of cell signalling cascades by steroid hormones

  title={Regulation of cell signalling cascades by steroid hormones},
  author={Boris J. Cheskis},
  journal={Journal of Cellular Biochemistry},
  • B. Cheskis
  • Published 1 September 2004
  • Biology
  • Journal of Cellular Biochemistry
Steroid hormones control a wide variety of cellular functions important for cell homeostasis, proliferation, differentiation, and apoptosis. Evidence collected in the last few years indicates that this regulation is mediated by a complex interface of direct control of gene expression (so‐called “transcriptional” action, driven by receptors that are localized in cell nucleus) and by regulation of cell signaling/phosphorylation cascades (“extranuclear” action, mediated by receptors that are… 
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