"Diethylstilbestrol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen used in the treatment of menopausal and postmenopausal disorders. It was also used formerly as a growth promoter in animals. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), diethylstilbestrol has been listed as a known carcinogen. (Merck, 11th ed)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Diethylstilbestrol" by people in Profiles.
Ovariectomy and estrogen-induced alterations in myocardial contractility in female rabbits: role of the L-type calcium channel. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 1998 Feb; 284(2):586-91.
Hormonal therapy for metastatic prostate cancer: issues of timing and total androgen ablation. South Med J. 1994 Jan; 87(1):1-6.
Effect of estrogen on triacylglycerol metabolism: inhibtion of post-heparin plasma lipoprotein lipase by phosvitin, an estrogen-induced protein. FEBS Lett. 1976 Aug 01; 67(1):28-31.