Expression of growth hormone receptor in the bovine mammary gland during prenatal development

 Growth hormone (GH) is known to play a key role in postnatal growth and differentiation. The role of GH and its receptor (GHR) in prenatal development, however, is still controversial. Using reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), in situ hybridization (ISH) and immunohistochemistry we demonstrated the presence of GHR mRNA and protein in… (More)