Steroid Hormone Receptors: Basic and Clinical Aspects

  • V. K. Moudgil

Part of the Hormones in Health and Disease book series (HHD)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

  3. Steroid Receptor Interactions With DNA and Nuclear Components

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
    2. Leonard P. Freedman, Ben F. Luisi, Iris Alroy, Terri L. Towers
      Pages 47-73
    3. David J. Shapiro, Geoffrey L. Greene, Ann M. Nardulli
      Pages 75-105
    4. Jerry R. Malayer, Jack Gorski
      Pages 107-129
    5. Richard A. Maurer, Richard N. Day, Yasuhiko Okimura, Barbara E. Nowakowski
      Pages 131-161
  4. Receptor Structure and Associated Proteins

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 213-213
    2. William B. Pratt, Lawrence C. Scherrer
      Pages 215-246
    3. David F. Smith, William P. Sullivan, Jill Johnson, David O. Toft
      Pages 247-260
    4. Marie-Claire Lebeau, Nadine Binart, Françoise Cadepond, Maria-Grazia Catelli, Béatrice Chambraud, Nelly Massol et al.
      Pages 261-280
  5. Receptor Modification and Hormone/Antihormone Interactions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 305-305
    2. Nancy L. Weigel, Angelo Poletti, Candace A. Beck, Dean P. Edwards, Timothy H. Carter, Larry A. Denner
      Pages 309-332
    3. Carolyn L. Smith, Orla M. Conneely, Bert W. O’Malley
      Pages 333-356
    4. Kathryn B. Horwitz, Kimberly K. Leslie
      Pages 357-375
    5. Joseph C. Reese, Benita S. Katzenellenbogen
      Pages 377-404
  6. Steroid Receptors and Clinical Correlations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 405-405
    2. Zhong-xun Zhou, Madhabananda Sar, Frank S. French, Elizabeth M. Wilson
      Pages 407-426
    3. Carlos A. Encarnacion, Suzanne A. W. Fuqua
      Pages 427-444
  7. Emerging and Novel Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 445-445
    2. Thomas C. Spelsberg, Merry Jo Oursler, James P. Landers, Malayannam Subramaniam, Steven A. Harris, B. Lawrence Riggs
      Pages 447-472
    3. James L. Wittliff, Jing Dong, Christine Schaupp, Petr Folk, Tauseef Butt
      Pages 473-501
    4. Alan Poland, Chris Bradfield
      Pages 503-509
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 511-522

About this book


The past few years have witnessed the emergence of steroid hormones as the wonder molecules which generate as much discussion in the scientific literature as they do in a typical living room. This transition has been a result of the tremendous public and scientific interest in the normal functioning of the hor­ mones as well their suggested involvement in several clinical conditions. In the recent past, notable scientific and technological advances have been made in the areas of contraception and regulation of fertility. Steroid receptors are the indis­ pensable mediators of hormonal responses and are complex protein molecules which appear to exist in association with other, yet undefined, proteins and/or factors. Receptors for vitamin D, retinoic acid and the thyroid hormones share structural similarities with steroid receptors, and the roster of this superfamily is still expanding. While our knowledge of the diversity and magnitude of steroid effects has advanced, the precise mode of steroid hormone action has alluded investigators. This volume brings together an international team of prominent investigators who discuss their most recent work on the basic and clinical aspects of steroid/nuclear receptors. The contributions represent updated versions of the invited presentations made at The Second Meadow Brook Conference on Steroid Receptors in Health and Disease. I am grateful to my colleagues on the Scientific Committee: Etienne Baulieu, Jack Gorski, Benita Katzenellenbogen, David Toft and James WittJiff, who provided the vision and guidance in formulating an out­ standing program.


contraception fertility health hormone hormone receptors hormones molecule nuclear receptors protein proteins regulation steroid thyroid hormone

Editors and affiliations

  • V. K. Moudgil
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesOakland UniversityRochesterUSA

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