The effect of the blockade of alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone on LH release in the rat.

@article{Caballero1993TheEO,
  title={The effect of the blockade of alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone on LH release in the rat.},
  author={Carla Caballero and Mar{\'i}a Ester Celis},
  journal={The Journal of endocrinology},
  year={1993},
  volume={137 2},
  pages={197-202}
}
We have investigated the effect of blocking alpha-MSH on the release of LH in rats at pro-oestrus. Continuous infusion of Pro-Leu-Gly-NH2 (PLG; 0.2 microgram/h), from the afternoon of dioestrus-2 until the day of oestrus, inhibited LH at pro-oestrus and the next ovulation on the day of oestrus. Plasma alpha-MSH levels decreased significantly in rats treated… CONTINUE READING