Chapter 6. Progesterone Receptor: Overview of Modern Steroidal Progestins and Developments in the Field of Nonsteroidal Selective Progesterone Receptor Modulators

  1. Prof. Dr. Eckhard Ottow2 and
  2. Dr. Hilmar Weinmann3
  1. Klaus Schöllkopf and
  2. Norbert Schmees

Published Online: 19 DEC 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527623297.ch6

Nuclear Receptors as Drug Targets

Nuclear Receptors as Drug Targets

How to Cite

Schöllkopf, K. and Schmees, N. (2008) Progesterone Receptor: Overview of Modern Steroidal Progestins and Developments in the Field of Nonsteroidal Selective Progesterone Receptor Modulators, in Nuclear Receptors as Drug Targets (eds E. Ottow and H. Weinmann), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527623297.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Bayer Schering Pharma AG, Medicinal Chemistry (S106/345), Müllerstrasse 178, 13342 Berlin, Germany

  2. 3

    Bayer Schering Pharma AG, Medicinal Chemistry (S106/048A), Müllerstrasse 178, 13342 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. Bayer Schering Pharma AG, Medicinal Chemistry, Müllerstrasse 178, 13342 Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 DEC 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 AUG 2008

Book Series:

  1. Methods and Principles in Medicinal Chemistry

Book Series Editors:

  1. Prof. Dr. Raimund Mannhold4,
  2. Prof. Dr. Hugo Kubinyi5 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Gerd Folkers6

Series Editor Information

  1. 4

    Molecular Drug Research Group, Heinrich-Heine-Universität, Universitätsstrasse 1, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany

  2. 5

    Donnersbergerstrasse 9, 67256 Weisenheim am Sand, Germany

  3. 6

    Collegium Helveticum, STW/ETH Zurich, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318728

Online ISBN: 9783527623297

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Keywords:

  • progesterone receptor;
  • progestins;
  • nonsteroidal selective progesterone receptor modulators

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biology of PR

  • Structure of the LBD of PR

  • Steroidal Progestins

  • Nonsteroidal Progestins

  • Conclusions and Outlook

  • References