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Prolactin-releasing hormone

prolactin-releasing hormone

A polypeptide hormone that originates in the hypothalamus and stimulates the secretion of prolactin in the pituitary gland.

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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: 21266

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: 1264

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: 28133

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