The Development of Responsiveness to Steroid Hormones

Edited by

  • A.M. Kaye, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • M. Kaye, Science Services, Rehovot, Israel

Focusses attention on an aspect of steroid hormone action which promises to hold an increasingly important place in future research. Responsiveness occurs in cells where there is an apparently adequate quantity of the appropriate receptor, yet little or no response to the hormone. A solution to the difficult problem of how the Steroid-receptor complex modulates RNA transcription may be found in part by a study of systems in which the phenomenon of responsiveness is exhibited
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Book information

  • Published: February 1980
  • Imprint: PERGAMON
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-024940-7


Table of Contents

Sequential acquisition of responsiveness to estrogen in the rat uterus

Regulation of prolactin synthesis by estrogen

Rodent alpha1-fetoprotein and its interaction with estrogens

Influence of rat estradiol binding plasma protein (EBP) on estrogen binding to its receptor and on induced biological responses

Ontogeny of the receptor and responsiveness to estrogen in the genital tract of the chick embryo

Ontogeny of steroid receptors in the guinea pig

Estrogen receptor in the mammalian liver: developmental and metabolic apsects