Sex Steroid Receptors and Non-Receptor Binding Proteins

  • Ian P. Callard
  • Gloria V. Callard


Steroid hormones are primary regulators in many systems. Estrogens, androgens and progestogens regulate reproduction and attendant functions; corticosteroids control protein, water and ion balance; and the secosteroids are responsible for calcium homeostasis. Reviews of interest to comparative endocrinologists have described the physiological aspects of steroid actions in each of these subject areas.30,51,62,82,100a Although this paper is intended primarily to review sex steroid receptors in subavian vertebrates, reference is made to birds and mammals for purposes of orientation.


Estrogen Receptor Androgen Receptor Progesterone Receptor Sertoli Cell Leydig Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ian P. Callard
    • 1
  • Gloria V. Callard
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyBoston UniversityBostonUSA

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