Progesterone effect on cell growth, ultrastructural aspect and estradiol receptors of normal human breast epithelial (HBE) cells in culture.

Authors: Malet C, Spritzer P, Guillaumin D, Kuttenn F.

Publication Year: 2000

Citation: J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 2000; 73: 171-81.

In a culture system, progesterone was found to have an inhibitory effect on breast cell growth. When given following estradiol (E2), it limited the stimulatory effect of E2 on cell growth.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10925217