antiestrogen


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  • Antiestrogen — An antiestrogen is a substance that blocks the activity of estrogens, the family of hormones that promote the development and maintenance of female sex characteristics. External links * [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db alpha.aspx?CdrID=44813… …   Wikipedia

  • Antiestrogen — A substance that can prevent the full expression of estrogen. Antiestrogens act by exerting antagonistic effects on target tissues (androgens and progestogens act in this way) or by competing with estrogens for access to receptor sites located on …   Medical dictionary

  • Antiestrogen — Selektive Estrogenrezeptormodulatoren (SERM), früher auch Antiestrogene, sind Arzneistoffe, die ihre Wirkung über Estrogenrezeptoren vermitteln.[1] Die selektiven Estrogenrezeptormodulatoren sind chemisch unterschiedliche Verbindungen, die nicht… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • antiestrogen — n. * * * …   Universalium

  • antiestrogen — an·ti·estrogen …   English syllables

  • antiestrogen — an•ti•es•tro•gen [[t]ˌæn tiˈɛs trə dʒən, ˌæn taɪ [/t]] n. med a drug or other substance that inhibits, counteracts, or modifies the biological effects of estrogen • Etymology: 1980–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • antiestrogen — A substance that blocks the activity of estrogens, the family of hormones that promote the development and maintenance of female sex characteristics …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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  • tamoxifen — /teuh mok seuh feuhn, fen /, n. Pharm. an antineoplastic drug, C26H29NO, that blocks the estrogen receptors on cancer cells, used in the treatment of breast cancer. [1970 75; perh. T(RANS) + AM(INO) + OXY 2 + PHEN(YL), with resp. of y and ph] * * …   Universalium

  • List of steroid abbreviations — The steroid hormones are referred to by various abbreviations in the biological literature. The purpose of this list is to give commonly used abbreviations for steroid hormones, with supporting references to the literature.cite journal… …   Wikipedia

  • BCAR1 — Breast cancer anti estrogen resistance 1 PDB rendering based on 1wyx …   Wikipedia


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