The Estrogen Receptor β-Isoform (ERβ) of the Human Estrogen Receptor Modulates ERα Transcriptional Activity and Is a Key Regulator of the Cellular Response to Estrogens and Antiestrogens1.

@article{Hall1999TheER,
  title={The Estrogen Receptor β-Isoform (ERβ) of the Human Estrogen Receptor Modulates ERα Transcriptional Activity and Is a Key Regulator of the Cellular Response to Estrogens and Antiestrogens1.},
  author={Julie M. Hall and Donald P McDonnell},
  journal={Endocrinology},
  year={1999},
  volume={140 12},
  pages={5566-78}
}
The human estrogen receptor alpha (ERalpha) and the recently identified ERbeta share a high degree of amino acid homology; however, there are significant differences in regions of these receptors that would be expected to influence transcriptional activity. Consequently, we compared the mechanism(s) by which these receptors regulate target gene transcription, and evaluated the cellular consequences of coexpression of both ER subtypes. Previously, it has been determined that ERalpha contains two… CONTINUE READING