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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Multifunctional Role Of Steroidogenic Factor 1 And Disorders Of Sex Development [papel Multifuncional Do Fator Esteroidogênico 1 E As Doenças Do Desenvolvimento Sexual]|
|Author:||de Mello M.P.|
de Souza Franca E.S.
|Abstract:||Disorders of sex development (DSD) involve several conditions that result from abnormalities during gonadal determination and differentiation. Some of these disorders may manifest at birth by ambiguous genitalia; others are diagnosed only at puberty, by the delayed onset of secondary sexual characteristics. Sex determination and differentiation in humans are processes that involve the interaction of several genes such as WT1, NR5A1, NR0B1, SOX9, among others, in the testicular pathway, and WNT4, DAX1, FOXL2 and RSPO1, in the ovarian pathway. One of the major proteins in mammalian gonadal differentiation is the steroidogenic nuclear receptor factor 1 (SF1). This review will cover some of the most recent data on SF1 functional roles and fndings related to mutations in its coding gene, NR5A1. 2011;55(8):607-12. © ABE&M todos os direitos reservados.|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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