Chapter 2. Sex Steroid Hormones

  1. Prof. Dr. Michael Bader
  1. Vera Regitz-Zagrosek,
  2. Eva Becher,
  3. Shokoufeh Mahmoodzadeh and
  4. Carola Schubert

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626236.ch2

Cardiovascular Hormone Systems: From Molecular Mechanisms to Novel Therapeutics

Cardiovascular Hormone Systems: From Molecular Mechanisms to Novel Therapeutics

How to Cite

Regitz-Zagrosek, V., Becher, E., Mahmoodzadeh, S. and Schubert, C. (2008) Sex Steroid Hormones, in Cardiovascular Hormone Systems: From Molecular Mechanisms to Novel Therapeutics (ed M. Bader), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626236.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Robert-Rössle-Strasse 10, 13092 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. Charité-University Medicine, Berlin Institute of Gender in Medicine, Hessische Strasse 3–4, 10115 Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319206

Online ISBN: 9783527626236

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Keywords:

  • sex steroid hormone;
  • setradiol;
  • estrone;
  • testosterone;
  • progesterone;
  • receptor

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sex Differences in Cardiovascular Physiology and Disease and Effect of Hormone Therapy

  • Sex Steroids: Estradiol, Estrone, Testosterone and Progesterone

  • Sex Hormone Receptors: Structure and Function

  • Receptor-Independent Effects of Sex Steroids

  • Sex Hormone Effects on Cardiovascular Cells and Organs