Bovine placental prolactin-related hormones.

  title={Bovine placental prolactin-related hormones.},
  author={Linda A. Schuler and M A Kessler},
  journal={Trends in endocrinology and metabolism: TEM},
  volume={3 9},
The bovine placenta, like that of rodents and primates, synthesizes members of the PRL/GH gene family, which may assist the pituitary hormones or perform unique functions during pregnancy. Bovine placental lactogen (bPL) potentially may act through.three receptors: as an agonist or partial antagonist at the PRL and GH receptors, and via an apparently specific receptor in the endometrium. A large distinct subfamily of diverse primary structure, including bovine PRL-related protein I (bPRP-I… CONTINUE READING

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