Steroid receptors in the uterus: implications in endometriosis.

Receptor proteins for estrogens, progesterone, androgens, and glucocorticoids have been detected in the various cell types of the uterus. Reference is made to the genes encoding these receptors, to the structure of the receptor proteins, and their functional domains. The mode of action of steroid hormones by gene activation, through their cognate receptors… CONTINUE READING