The Interaction of Uterine Estrogen Receptors with DNA

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 36)


The binding of estrogen to specific cytoplasmic and nuclear “receptor” proteins in the uterus is now well established. Temporal analyses of nuclear and cytoplasmic receptor forms following the administration of estradiol indicate that, after its formation in the cell, the cytoplasmic hormone-receptor complex is transferred to the nucleus where it is associated with chromatin material (1–4).


Estrogen Receptor Ammonium Sulfate Sucrose Gradient Assay Tube Sucrose Gradient Centrifugation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Toft
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyVanderbilt University School of MedicineNashvilleUSA

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