Prolactin stimulates cell migration and invasion by human trophoblast in vitro.

@article{Stefanoska2013ProlactinSC,
  title={Prolactin stimulates cell migration and invasion by human trophoblast in vitro.},
  author={Ivana Stefanoska and Milica Jovanovi{\'c} Krivoku{\'c}a and Sa{\vs}a Vasiliji{\'c} and Danica {\'C}uji{\'c} and Ljiljana M Vi{\'c}ovac},
  journal={Placenta},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 9},
  pages={775-83}
}
INTRODUCTION Prolactin (PRL) is present in endometrium at the time of embryo implantation and throughout pregnancy. Extrapituitary PRL acts as a cytokine in cells expressing PRL receptor (PRLR). So far no specific function has been demonstrated for PRL in the trophoblast of early pregnancy. METHODS PRLR in placental tissue and trophoblast cells was shown… CONTINUE READING