selective estrogen receptor modulator

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selective estrogen receptor modulator

n.
Abbr. SERM Any of a group of nonsteroidal drugs, such as raloxifene and tamoxifen, that bind to estrogen receptors and act in some cases as estrogen agonists and in others as estrogen antagonists.
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SERCAs have a unique biological and activity profile compared to Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs) and Selective Estrogen Receptor Degraders (SERDs).
New agents for the control of menopausal symptoms are introduced in order to avoid steroid action on the endometrial and breast tissue proliferation: selective estrogen agonists/antagonists or selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERM).
Tamoxifen belongs to selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) class of drugs, which is having both estrogenic and anti-estrogenic effects.
One such approach involves the use of selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), or estrogen agonist/antagonists.
Use of the next most popular form of osteoporosis medication, the selective estrogen receptor modulators, declined from 4.
Contract notice: supply of consumables ~the act~ thales-development of new selective estrogen receptor modulators to treat the effects of menopause.
11,36-41) Several phase II clinical trials are also underway that use traditional selective estrogen receptor modulators on a variety of ER-B-positive tumors.
Its drug candidate, Menerba (formerly MF-101), represents a class of selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERM) for the treatment of vasomotor symptoms of menopause, or hot flashes.
Several new selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) resemble the first agent in this class, raloxifene.
Estrogen agonists/antagonists: A group of compounds that are selective estrogen receptor modulators, formerly known as SERMs.
Tamoxifen and raloxifene (Evista) are members of a class of drugs known as selective estrogen receptor modulators, or SERMs.
There are several new selective estrogen receptor modulators under development, with three--lasofoxifene, bazedoxifene, and arzoxifene--in phase III or beyond.

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