"Receptors, Progesterone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Specific proteins found in or on cells of progesterone target tissues that specifically combine with progesterone. The cytosol progesterone-receptor complex then associates with the nucleic acids to initiate protein synthesis. There are two kinds of progesterone receptors, A and B. Both are induced by estrogen and have short half-lives.
- Receptors, Progesterone
- Progesterone Receptor
- Receptor, Progesterone
- Progestin Receptors
- Receptors, Progestin
- Progesterone Receptors
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