Encyclopedia of Cancer

Living Edition
| Editors: Manfred Schwab

Antihormones

  • Manfred Schwab
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27841-9_324-2

Definition

Antihormones are steroid receptor antagonists, either steroidal or nonsteroidal compounds, that compete for binding with the steroid hormone and prevent activation of receptors.

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Keywords

Cancer Research Receptor Antagonist Steroid Receptor Nonsteroidal Compound Steroid Receptor Antagonist 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)HeidelbergGermany