progesterone receptor


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progesterone receptor

[MIM*607311]
intracellular receptor for progesterone; often overexpressed in breast cancer.

progesterone receptor

A progesterone-binding protein complex found in the cytoplasm of certain cells in particular of the breast, which belongs to the nuclear receptor family. See Progesterone receptor assay. Cf Estrogen receptor.

pro·ges·ter·one re·cep·tor

(prō-jes'tĕr-ōn rĕ-sep'tŏr)
Intracellular receptor for progesterone; often overexpressed in breast cancer.
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Progesterone receptor modulators and the endometrium: changes and consequences.
Breast cancer risk factors defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status: the multiethnic cohort study.
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1,2] Additionally, patients with breast carcinomas positive to estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PgR) have been treated with antagonist hormones and shown decreased recurrences and higher survival rates.
Temporal and spatial alterations in uterine estrogen receptor and progesterone receptor gene expression during the estrous cycle and early pregnancy in the ewe.
All women in the trial were premenopausal and had positive estrogen and/or progesterone receptor status.
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