Hormonal Receptors in Human Prostate: A Computerised Study of Normal and Pathological Tissue Samples

  • E Bercovich
  • M Soli
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 1)


The authors report the results of a computerised study on hormonal receptor assessment in normal and pathological human prostate. Analysis and interpretation of receptor profiles for DHT, 17βE, Progesterone and Cortisol are discussed.


Human Prostate Prostatic Tissue Cyproterone Acetate Receptor Profile Hormone Dependence 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • E Bercovich
    • 1
  • M Soli
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinica Urologica dell’Università di BolognaBolognaItaly

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