Effect of prolactin on estradiol and progesterone secretion by isolated chicken ovarian follicles.

@article{Hrabia2004EffectOP,
  title={Effect of prolactin on estradiol and progesterone secretion by isolated chicken ovarian follicles.},
  author={Anna Hrabia and Helena Elzbieta Paczoska-Eliasiewicz and Janusz Rząsa},
  journal={Folia biologica},
  year={2004},
  volume={52 3-4},
  pages={197-203}
}
In nonbroody birds, participation of prolactin in the reproductive functions is still unknown and its role in the local regulation of ovarian activity has had little attention. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to determine whether in the domestic hen prolactin influences in vitro steroid secretion by white and yellow chicken ovarian follicles… CONTINUE READING