Partial purification of prolactin-like substance from snake (Ptyas mucosa) pituitaries.

  title={Partial purification of prolactin-like substance from snake (Ptyas mucosa) pituitaries.},
  author={Tzi Bun Ng and H M Lee and C. H. K. Cheng and C. C. Wong},
  journal={Endocrinologia japonica},
  volume={37 6},
Pituitary extract of the common rat snake (Ptyas mucosa) was found to be capable of displacing the binding of 125I-labelled ovine prolactin to female rat liver membranes, suggesting the presence of prolactin-like substance in snake pituitary. The snake prolactin-like substance was unadsorbed on Concanavalin A-Sepharose, but adsorbed on DEAE-cellulose. The partially purified snake prolactin-like substance was also capable of displacing the binding of 125I-labelled ovine prolactin to snake kidney… Expand
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