Immunomodulatory role of prolactin in diabetes development.

  title={Immunomodulatory role of prolactin in diabetes development.},
  author={Pavl{\'i}na {\vC}ejkov{\'a} and Mark{\'e}ta Fojt{\'i}kov{\'a} and Magdal{\'e}na Cern{\'a}},
  journal={Autoimmunity reviews},
  volume={9 1},
Pituitary hormone and cytokine prolactin (PRL) is one of the mediators of the bidirectional communication between neuroendocrine and immune systems. It participates in many immunomodulatory activities, affects differentiation and maturation of both, B and T lymphocytes and enhances inflammatory responses and production of immunoglobulins. Hyperprolactinemia has been described in many autoimmune diseases, both systemic (SLE, RA, PsA) and organ-specific (T1D, CD and others) and the activity of… CONTINUE READING
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