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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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).
One such approach involves the use of selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), or estrogen agonist/antagonists.
Effects of raloxifene, a selective estrogen receptor modulator, on bone turnover markers and serum sex steroid and lipid levels in elderly men.
Other scientists are less willing to give ER-beta a role in the actions of designer estrogens, which are also called selective estrogen receptor modulators, or SERMS.
The search for an ideal estrogen agonist/antagonist agent has led to the generation of selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs).
Bazedoxefine is a third-generation selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM).
Its drug candidate, Menerba (formerly MF-101), represents a class of receptor sub-type selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM), for the treatment of vasomotor symptoms of menopause, or hot flashes.
In evaluating different HT regimens, the investigators included in the progestin category drugs that are not progestins such as cyproterone acetate, an antiandrogen, and raloxifene, a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM).
The Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee recommended approval of raloxifene, a selective estrogen receptor modulator.
Tokyo, Japan, June 30, 2006 - (JCN) - Eisai announced June 29 that it signed a license agreement with Radius Health, headquartered in Massachusetts, for the use of Eisai's new class of selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM).

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