Mechanism of Action of Steroid Hormones
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Mechanism of Action of Steroid Hormones

Explore the mechanism of action of steroid hormones as outlined in Chapter 7, VI B, focusing on the role of estradiol and progesterone in eukaryotic gene regulation. Learn about how cytoplasmic receptors interact with the hormone, and how the hormone-receptor complex enters the nucleus to interact with chromatin.

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Where does the hormone-receptor complex go after interaction in the cytoplasm?

Nucleus

What is proposed in the model for steroid hormone action?

Cytoplasmic receptors interact with the hormone.

How do the details of steroid hormone action vary among different hormones?

They vary in the sequence of events.

In the mechanism of action of steroid hormones, what is the role of chromatin?

<p>It interacts with the hormone-receptor complex.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What characterizes the change in gene expression induced by steroid hormones?

<p>It involves changes in multiple genes' expression.</p> Signup and view all the answers

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