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What does ER stand for?

ER stands for Estrogen Receptor

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Females lacking estrogen receptor alpha--a molecule that sends estrogen signals to neurons--in those parts of the brain become obese and develop related diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease.
Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) has patented a method of screening a subject for increased likelihood of having a favorable response to estrogen replacement therapy comprises detecting the presence of the rare form of at least one estrogen receptor alpha polymorphism in the subject, the presence of the estrogen receptor alpha polymorphism indicating the subject is more likely to have a favorable response to estrogen replacement therapy (e.