Distribution of hypothalamic vasoactive intestinal peptide immunoreactive neurons in the male native Thai chicken.

Abstract

Avian prolactin (PRL) secretion is under stimulatory control by the PRL-releasing factor (PRF), vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP). The neuroendocrine regulation of the avian reproductive system has been extensively studied in females. However, there are limited data in males. The aim of this study was to elucidate the VIPergic system and its relationship… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2016.05.010

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