Coumestrol

Known as: Cumoestrol, 6H-Benzofuro(3,2-c)(1)benzopyran-6-one, 3,9-dihydroxy-, Coumestrol [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A type of coumestan. Coumestans are estrogen-like substances (phytoestrogens) made by some plants. Coumestans may have anticancer effects.
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2008
2008
Antagonizing the action of the human nuclear xenobiotic receptor pregnane X receptor (PXR) may have important clinical… (More)
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2005
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2005
Xenoestrogens (XEs) are widespread in our environment and are known to have deleterious effects in animal (and perhaps human… (More)
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2002
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2002
Evidence is emerging that dietary phytoestrogens play a beneficial role in obesity and diabetes. Nutritional intervention studies… (More)
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2001
2001
The phytoestrogen coumestrol has estrogenic actions on peripheral reproductive tissues. Yet in the brain this compound has both… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Many plants that are consumed contain phytoestrogens. Only a few published studies have examined the dietary intake of… (More)
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2000
2000
Several isoflavonoid phytoalexins produced by soybeans are known to be estrogenic, with potential beneficial health effects in… (More)
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1998
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1998
The rat, mouse and human estrogen receptor (ER) exists as two subtypes, ER alpha and ER beta, which differ in the C-terminal… (More)
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1997
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1997
The rat estrogen receptor (ER) exists as two subtypes, ER alpha and ER beta, which differ in the C-terminal ligand binding domain… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The rat estrogen receptor (ER) exists as two subtypes, ERa and ERb, which differ in the C-terminal ligand binding domain and in… (More)
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1978
Highly Cited
1978
The interactions of phytoestrogens with estrogen receptors were studied in the human breast cancer cell line, MCF-7. The… (More)
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