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Phytoestrogen-induced Nongenomic Signaling and its Functional Consequences in Pituitary Cancer (2006)

Title:

Phytoestrogen-induced Nongenomic Signaling and its Functional Consequences in Pituitary Cancer

Key words:

phytoestrogen, MAP kinase, calcium, prolactin, pituitary tumors

Research Institution:

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Location:

Texas

Researcher:

Cheryl S Watson

Project Description:

This study determined how phytoestrogens act on nongenomic pathways to activate MAP kinases, alter calcium levels and release prolactin to inhibit the development of pituitary tumors in rats.

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