Evidence for "short loop" feedback regulation of prolactin and growth hormone secretion in the pigeon.

@article{Hall1984EvidenceF,
  title={Evidence for "short loop" feedback regulation of prolactin and growth hormone secretion in the pigeon.},
  author={Theodore R. Hall and Alan V. Chadwick},
  journal={General and comparative endocrinology},
  year={1984},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={233-8}
}
When pigeons were injected with an extract of chicken hypothalamus, the increase in weight of the crop sac showed that prolactin secretion was stimulated. Crop sac weight was no higher after 16 days of injection than it was after 8 days. Pituitary gland content of prolactin and growth hormone was elevated at 8 days, but showed a relative decrease after a… CONTINUE READING