Presence of prolactin receptors in kidney and large intestine of the snake Ptyas mucosa.

  title={Presence of prolactin receptors in kidney and large intestine of the snake Ptyas mucosa.},
  author={C. H. K. Cheng and H M Lee and Tzi Bun Ng and C. C. Wong},
  journal={General and comparative endocrinology},
  volume={79 3},
125I-labeled ovine prolactin was used to test for the presence of prolactin receptors in membranes prepared from tissues of the common rat snake Ptyas mucosa. High levels of specific binding were found in kidney and large intestine membranes prepared from snakes of both sexes. The binding was time, temperature, and protein dependent. The presence of Ca2+ in the incubation medium enhanced the binding, with optimal concentrations at 10-20 mM. Specificity of binding was established by employing… Expand
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