Receptors of Steroid Hormones, Prolactin, and Somatotropin (Growth Hormone) in Human Pituitary Adenomas

  • O. Hey
  • K. Pollow
  • M. Schommer
  • G. Hoffmann
  • J. Happ
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 13)

Abstract

It is generally accepted that hormone receptors are protein molecules which are not ubiquitous but are found in or attached to a target cell. In the interaction of a hormone with its receptor on target cell membranes, the initial step is the specific binding of the hormone with the receptor. The resulting phenomenon, which has been dealt with in a number of excellent articles (4, 6, 8–10), is termed the hormone-receptor complex.

Keywords

Sucrose Dopamine Adenoma Fractionation Progesterone 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Hey
    • 1
  • K. Pollow
    • 2
  • M. Schommer
    • 2
  • G. Hoffmann
    • 2
  • J. Happ
    • 3
  1. 1.NeurochirurgischeUniversitätsklinikMainzGermany
  2. 2.Abteilung für Experimentelle EndokrinologieUniversitäts-FrauenklinikMainzGermany
  3. 3.Abteilung für Nuklearmedizin der UniversitätFrankfurtGermany

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