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Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators

"Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A structurally diverse group of compounds distinguished from ESTROGENS by their ability to bind and activate ESTROGEN RECEPTORS but act as either an agonist or antagonist depending on the tissue type and hormonal milieu. They are classified as either first generation because they demonstrate estrogen agonist properties in the ENDOMETRIUM or second generation based on their patterns of tissue specificity. (Horm Res 1997;48:155-63)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 90 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2005
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