"Receptors, Progesterone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Specific proteins found in or on cells of progesterone target tissues that specifically combine with progesterone. The cytosol progesterone-receptor complex then associates with the nucleic acids to initiate protein synthesis. There are two kinds of progesterone receptors, A and B. Both are induced by estrogen and have short half-lives.
- Receptors, Progesterone
- Receptors, Progestin
- Progesterone Receptors
- Progestin Receptors
- Progesterone Receptor
- Receptor, Progesterone
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Receptors, Progesterone".
- Chemicals and Drugs [D]
- Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12]
- Proteins [D12.776]
- DNA-Binding Proteins [D12.776.260]
- Receptors, Cytoplasmic and Nuclear [D12.776.260.698]
- Receptors, Steroid [D12.776.260.698.750]
- Receptors, Progesterone [D12.776.260.698.750.765]
- Receptors, Cytoplasmic and Nuclear [D12.776.826]
- Receptors, Steroid [D12.776.826.750]
- Receptors, Progesterone [D12.776.826.750.765]
- Transcription Factors [D12.776.930]
- Receptors, Cytoplasmic and Nuclear [D12.776.930.669]
- Receptors, Steroid [D12.776.930.669.750]
- Receptors, Progesterone [D12.776.930.669.750.765]
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Receptors, Progesterone".
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