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Phytoestrogens

Known as: Plant Estrogens, Plant Estrogen, Estrogens, Plant 
Compounds derived from plants, primarily ISOFLAVONES that mimic or modulate endogenous estrogens, usually by binding to ESTROGEN RECEPTORS.
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Evidence is emerging that dietary phytoestrogens play a beneficial role in obesity and diabetes. Nutritional intervention studies… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The rat, mouse and human estrogen receptor (ER) exists as two subtypes, ERα and ERβ, which differ in the C-terminal ligand… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The rat, mouse and human estrogen receptor (ER) exists as two subtypes, ER alpha and ER beta, which differ in the C-terminal… 
Review
1998
Review
1998
  • K. Setchell
  • American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 6287217
The importance of estrogens in homeostatic regulation of many cellular and biochemical events is well illustrated by the… 
Review
1998
Review
1998
Phytoestrogens represent a family of plant compounds that have been shown to have both estrogenic and antiestrogenic properties… 
Review
1997
Review
1997
Broadly defined, phytoestrogens include isoflavones, coumestans, and lignans. A number of these compounds have been identified in… 
Review
1996
Review
1996
Objective To review the sources, metabolism, potencies, and clinical effects of phytoestrogens on humans. Data Sources The… 
Review
1995
Review
1995
Because many diseases of the Western Hemisphere are hormone-dependent cancers, we have postulated that the Western diet, compared…