The latest report Corticosteroid 11 Beta Dehydrogenase Isozyme 1 - Pipeline Review, H2 2017 , outlays comprehensive information on the Corticosteroid 11 Beta Dehydrogenase Isozyme 1 (11 Beta Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase 1 or Short Chain Dehydrogenase/Reductase Family 26C Member 1 or HSD11B1 or EC ) targeted therapeutics, complete with analysis by indications, stage of development, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type. It also reviews key players involved in Corticosteroid 11 Beta Dehydrogenase Isozyme 1 (11 Beta Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase 1 or Short Chain Dehydrogenase/Reductase Family 26C Member 1 or HSD11B1 or EC ) targeted therapeutics development with respective active and dormant or discontinued projects.
I was reading in the university health news daily website that a study performed by researchers at the University of Texas . Anderson Cancer Center found that men with prostate cancer who ate 3 tablespoons of milled or ground flax seeds each day had decreased prostate cancer cell proliferation compared to similar men who did not eat flax seeds. According to the American Cancer Society, men who supplement their diets with flax seed have lower PSA levels and slower growth of benign as well as cancerous prostate cells.
Perhaps the effect of phytoestrogenic in humans it’s not fully understood as yet.
When tested in vitro , 7-keto appears to activate the beta subset of the estrogen receptor (ERβ) with an EC 50 around 500μM which is partially blocked by exemestane (aromatase inhibitor or AI); there was no apparent activity on the classical subset (ERα) and parent DHEA and DHEAS were eqipotent.  As activity was hindered with an AI and there was efficacy in HepG2 cells but not Hep293 (expressing  and not expressing  aromatase, respectively) it is though that 7-oxo can be metabolized into an estrogen.