Recent Advances in the Development of Phytoestrogens and Derivatives: An Update of the Promising Perspectives in the Prevention of Postmenopausal Diseases

Author(s): Y. Jacquot, C. Rojas, B. Refouvelet, J. F. Robert, G. Leclercq, A. Xicluna

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 3 , Issue 5 , 2003

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Phytoestrogens constitute a promising alternative in the treatment of diseases associated with menopause. Nevertheless, the lack of data concerning their pharmacology and their toxicology requires use precautions. After reminding the pharmacology of estrogen receptors, this review outlines the estrogenicity and the therapeutic potentialities of phytoestrogens according to their structure.

Keywords: phytoestrogens, estrogen receptor, menopause, pharmacology, therapeutic, structure, sar

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Year: 2003
Page: [387 - 400]
Pages: 14
DOI: 10.2174/1389557033488006
Price: $65

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