Steroid hormone receptor expression and action in bone.

  title={Steroid hormone receptor expression and action in bone.},
  author={Rosemary Bland},
  journal={Clinical science},
  volume={98 2},
The skeleton is a complex tissue, and hormonal control of bone remodelling is elaborate. The important role that steroid hormones play in bone cell development and in the maintenance of normal bone architecture is well established, but it is only relatively recently that it has become possible to describe their precise mechanism of action. This review focuses not only on the steroid hormones (oestrogens, corticosteroids, androgens and progesterone), but also on related hormones (vitamin D… CONTINUE READING


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