Paralemniscal TIP39 is induced in rat dams and may participate in maternal functions

@article{Varga2011ParalemniscalTI,
  title={Paralemniscal TIP39 is induced in rat dams and may participate in maternal functions},
  author={Tam{\'a}s Varga and Bence Mogyor{\'o}di and Attila G Bago and Melinda Cserven{\'a}k and Dominika Domokos and {\'E}va Renner and Katalin Gallatz and Ted B Usdin and Mikl{\'o}s Palkovits and {\'A}rp{\'a}d Dobolyi},
  journal={Brain Structure and Function},
  year={2011},
  volume={217},
  pages={323 - 335}
}
The paralemniscal area, situated between the pontine reticular formation and the lateral lemniscus in the pontomesencephalic tegmentum contains some tuberoinfundibular peptide of 39 residues (TIP39)-expressing neurons. In the present study, we measured a 4 times increase in the level of TIP39 mRNA in the paralemniscal area of lactating mothers as opposed to nulliparous females and mothers deprived of pups using real-time RT-PCR. In situ hybridization histochemistry and immunolabeling… 

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