Immunoregulation by Sex Hormone Analogues

  • A. H. W. M. Schuurs
  • G. H. J. Deckers
  • H. A. M. Verheul
Part of the Hans Selye Symposia on Neuroendocrinology and Stress book series (HSSN, volume 3)


Evidence is presented suggesting that endocrine and immunomodulating activities of estrogens, progestogens and androgens are often not correlated. The consequences of such a possible lack of correlation is discussed. The possibility to dissociate endocrine and immunomodulating activities may lead to novel compounds for treating autoimmune diseases.


Androgen Receptor Seminal Vesicle Immunomodulating Activity Autoimmune Thyroiditis Ventral Prostate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. H. W. M. Schuurs
    • 1
  • G. H. J. Deckers
    • 1
  • H. A. M. Verheul
    • 1
  1. 1.Organon Scientific Development GroupOssThe Netherlands

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