Sexual differences in the serotonergic control of prolactin and luteinizing hormone secretion in the rat.

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The effects of serotonin on PRL and LH release were investigated in female and male rats under different experimental conditions. At a dose of 5 mg/kg ip, serotonin increased serum PRL titers in intact males and in females during diestrus and estrus; the levels attained in the male rats were much higher than in the females. At a lower dose (2.5 mg/kg) the… (More)

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@article{Villalobos1984SexualDI, title={Sexual differences in the serotonergic control of prolactin and luteinizing hormone secretion in the rat.}, author={D Bec{\'u} de Villalobos and V A Lux and I M Lacau de Mengido and Carlos Libertun}, journal={Endocrinology}, year={1984}, volume={115 1}, pages={84-9} }