Prolactin and Schizophrenia, an Evolving Relationship

@inproceedings{Bushe2011ProlactinAS,
  title={Prolactin and Schizophrenia, an Evolving Relationship},
  author={Chris J P Bushe and John Pendlebury},
  year={2011}
}
Prolactin is a polypeptide hormone originally discovered from the crop glands of pigeons in 1933 (Riddle et al, 1933; Bushe and Pendlebury, 2010), however there was some scepticism that prolactin even existed in humans until the 1970s as human prolactin was considered identical to growth hormone (GH). During the 1970s, the development of radioimmunoassay techniques allowed the isolation of prolactin and its subsequent measurement (Kohen and Wildgust, 2008). Since that time, awareness of the… CONTINUE READING

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