Steroid Hormone Action: Comments on the Nature of the Problem

  • Gerald C. Mueller
Conference paper


The mechanism of action of steroid hormones has been the subject of inquiry for more than 25 years. Despite a massive effort, the collection of many data, and highly significant progress, the goal—a description of steroid action in molecular terms—has remained elusive. Why? What are the barriers to achieving this understanding? Are there any particular areas of underdevelopment?


Steroid Hormone Receptor Responsive Gene Hormone Action Massive Effort Steroid Hormone Action 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1980

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  • Gerald C. Mueller

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