Catecholestrogens and release of anterior pituitary gland hormones. II. Prolactin.

@article{RodriguezSierra1982CatecholestrogensAR,
  title={Catecholestrogens and release of anterior pituitary gland hormones. II. Prolactin.},
  author={Jorge F. Rodriguez-Sierra and Charles Blake},
  journal={Endocrinology},
  year={1982},
  volume={110 2},
  pages={325-9}
}
We investigated the effects of the peripheral administration of 17 beta-estradiol (E2), estrone (E1), and the catecholestrogens, 2-hydroxyestradiol (2-OHE2) and 2-hydroxyestrone, (2-OHE1), on anterior pituitary gland PRL release in the prepuberal rat. Steroids in oil were injected sc into 25-day-old female and 35- to 40-day-old male rats. The injection of… CONTINUE READING