Involvement of salsolinol in the suckling-induced oxytocin surge in sheep.

@article{Grski2017InvolvementOS,
  title={Involvement of salsolinol in the suckling-induced oxytocin surge in sheep.},
  author={Konrad G{\'o}rski and Tomasz Misztal and Elżbieta Marciniak and Marlena Zielińska-G{\'o}rska and Ferenc F{\"u}l{\"o}p and Katarzyna Romanowicz},
  journal={Domestic animal endocrinology},
  year={2017},
  volume={59},
  pages={75-80}
}
During lactation, the main surge of oxytocin is induced by a suckling stimulus. Previous studies have shown that salsolinol (1-methyl-6,7-dihydroxy-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroisoquinoline), a dopamine-derived compound, stimulates both the synthesis and the release of oxytocin in lactating sheep. The objective of the present study was to verify the hypothesis that… CONTINUE READING