Suckling ability and maternal prolactin levels in hypothyroid rats.

@article{Tamsy1984SucklingAA,
  title={Suckling ability and maternal prolactin levels in hypothyroid rats.},
  author={V. Tam{\'a}sy and Ji Zeng Du and A K Vallerga and Esmail Meisami and Paola S. Timiras},
  journal={Hormones and behavior},
  year={1984},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={457-64}
}
Long-Evans rats and their offspring were made hypothyroid by addition of the antithyroid goitrogen 6-N-propylthiouracil (PTU) to the drinking water (0.1%) from the day of parturition. Serum concentrations of prolactin (PRL), thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and thyroxine (T4) were determined by double radioimmunoassay (RIA). From the fifth postnatal day… CONTINUE READING