Inhibition of pituitary prolactin secretion by human placental lactogen in rats.

Abstract

Intact female rats given twice daily injections of 1 mg human placental lactogen (HPL) showed continued dioestrous vaginal smears and their ovarian corpora lutea were found to be hypertrophied and functiona. The serum prolactin level was significantly lower in these rats than in the controls at dioestrus as well as at pro-oestrus. Twice-daily injections of… (More)

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@article{Nagasawa1976InhibitionOP, title={Inhibition of pituitary prolactin secretion by human placental lactogen in rats.}, author={H. Nagasawa and Ryoji Yanai and Kosho Yamanouchi}, journal={The Journal of endocrinology}, year={1976}, volume={71 1}, pages={115-20} }