Prolactin (PRL), also known as luteotropic hormone or luteotropin, is a protein
that in humans is best known for its role in enabling mammals, usually females, ...
Mar 31, 2015 ... Prolactin is a hormone produced in the pituitary gland, named because ... is
referred to as the 'milk hormone'; PRL; luteotropic hormone; LTH.
Dec 19, 2014 ... Also known as: PRL. Formal name: Prolactin ... Prolactin testing may be used,
along with other hormone tests, to help: Determine the cause of ...
Prolactin is a hormone released by the pituitary gland. that stimulates breast
development and milk production in women. There is no known normal function
Prolactin (PRL), a hormone secreted from an endocrine gland of the human body
Prolactin (PRL)-releasing peptide stimulates PRL secretion from human fetal
pituitary cultures and growth hormone release from cultured pituitary adenomas.
Evidence implicating prolactin (PRL) and growth hormone (GH) in the regulation
of the immune system has been reviewed. Hypophysectomized animals have ...
Prolactin is a hormone that plays a role in fertility by inhibiting follicle stimulating
hormone (FSH) and gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH), the hormones ...
This review will focus on the role for prolactin (PRL) and growth hormone (GH) in
mammary tumor formation. Much attention has previously been focused on ...
Lactation requires prolactin (PRL). Other hormones are involved in priming the
breast prior to lactation: oestrogen, progesterone, insulin, thyroid hormones and ...