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Hormones

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 69–85 | Cite as

The estrogen receptor: two or more molecules, multiple variants, diverse localizations, signaling and functions. Are we undergoing a paradigm-shift as regards their significance in breast cancer?

  • Marilena Kampa
  • Vassiliki Pelekanou
  • George Notas
  • Efstathios N. Stathopoulos
  • Elias Castanas
Review

Key words

Cancer Estrogen receptor Nuclear-extranuclear actions Pathology Receptor isoforms Signaling 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marilena Kampa
    • 1
  • Vassiliki Pelekanou
    • 1
    • 2
  • George Notas
    • 1
  • Efstathios N. Stathopoulos
    • 2
  • Elias Castanas
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Medicine, Laboratory of Experimental EndocrinologyUniversity of CreteHeraklionGreece
  2. 2.Department of PathologyUniversity of Crete, School of MedicineHeraklion, CreteGreece

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