Gonadal Steroid Hormones

Known as: Sex Steroid, Hormones, Sex, gonadal steroids 
A class of steroid hormones that specifically binds to and activates androgen, progesterone or estrogen receptors. Sex steroids activate various… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Sex steroids have been widely described to be associated with a number of human diseases, including hormone-dependent tumors… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The function of brown adipose tissue is to transfer energy from food into heat; physiologically, both the heat produced and the… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Sex steroid hormones are involved in the metabolism, accumulation and distribution of adipose tissues. It is now known that… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Reproductive and hormonal factors are involved in the etiology of breast cancer, but there are only a few prospective… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The discovery of leptin in the mid-1990s has focused attention on the role of proteins secreted by adipose tissue. Leptin has… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Steroid hormones (SHs) are lipophilic molecules derived from cholesterol and synthesized in the adrenal cortex (glucocorticoids… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE Endocrine factors are purported to play a role in the etiology of postpartum depression, but direct evidence for this… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The reproductive development of alligators from a contaminated and a control lake in central Florida was examined. Lake Apopka is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Gonadal steroids are known to influence hippocampal physiology in adulthood. It is presently unknown whether gonadal steroids… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The gonads and adrenal glands produce steroids classified into five major groups which include the oestrogens, progestins… (More)
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