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Prolactin-inhibiting hormone

prolactin-inhibiting hormone --> prolactostatin

A substance of hypothalamic origin capable of inhibiting the synthesis and release of prolactin.

Synonym: prolactin-inhibiting factor, prolactin-inhibiting hormone.

Origin: prolactin _ G. Stasis, standing still, _ -in

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Re: mammary gland of male in mammals

... more alveoli buds as the breast produces lactose when stimulated with prolactin--the hormone produced primarily during pregnancy and one that is necessary for milk production. ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 4:47 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mammary gland of male in mammals
Replies: 18
Views: 21344

Growth Hormone and Prolactin

if growth hormone and prolactin bind to the same receptor, why don't we produce milk upon growth?

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by ladyk1989
Fri Nov 25, 2011 5:19 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Growth Hormone and Prolactin
Replies: 2
Views: 1265

breast problem

Growth Hormone? You mean GH? Well, I don't think so. As far as I know, breast cells are not the target of that hormone. GH especially works in bone cells. Prolactin works on breast cells too (alveolus). But naturally this hormone is prepared for lactation. ...

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by Dr.Stein
Sun Oct 08, 2006 2:47 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: breast problem
Replies: 41
Views: 28170

pituitary gland

... Located in the base of the brain. A. Anterior Lobe- Adenohypophysis Hormones: 1) GH: Growth Hormone- stimulates growth, targets most tissues 2) PRL: Prolactin- stimulates milk production (stimulated by suckling), targets mammary glands 3) ...

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by cardiorrhexis
Wed Feb 08, 2006 4:30 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: pituitary gland
Replies: 2
Views: 3781

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