Encyclopedia of Immunotoxicology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Hans-Werner Vohr

Progesterone

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-54596-2_201219

Progesterone is a steroid hormone produced in the ovaries. Biological activity of progesterone is mediated by interaction with the progesterone steroid hormone receptor.

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