The life and times of the estrogen receptors: an interim report.

The estrogens profoundly influence the growth, differentiation and function of the organs of the reproductive system such as the breast, uterus and ovary, but also have an effect on the non-reproductive tissues of the skeletal, cardiovascular and central nervous systems. Formerly, only one estrogen receptor (ER) was thought to mediate all functions. Now… CONTINUE READING