Effects of Aging on the Mechanisms of Estrogen Action in Rat Uterus

  • George S. Roth


The aging process is characterized by an altered ability to regulate various physiological functions (Shock, 1962; Roth, 1979; Masoro, 1981). Generally, such control is exerted by certain external factors such as nutrition, temperature, stress, and others, working through internal mechanisms involving hormones and neurotransmitters (Aldelman and Roth, 1982).


Estrogen Receptor Estrogen Action Estrogenic Stimulation Cytoplasmic Receptor Receptor Loss 
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  • George S. Roth
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  1. 1.Molecular Physiology and Genetics Section, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of HealthBaltimore City HospitalsBaltimoreUSA

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