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Receptors, Progesterone

"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.

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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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Progesterone" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Receptors, Progesterone" was a major or minor topic of these publication.