Prolactin-releasing factor (PRF) in porcine hypothalamic extract distinct from TRH.


Extracts of porcine hypothalamic fragments (HF) bring about the release of prolactin when injected into estrogen-progesterone pretreated male rats. To determine the extent to which this prolactin-releasing activity (PRA) is attributable to thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) and/or vasopressin (VP), (both hormones capable of releasing prolactin in this… (More)


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