Lactotrophs

Known as: Lactotroph, Prolactin-Secreting Cells, Pituitary, Lactotroph Cell 
Anterior pituitary cells that produce PROLACTIN.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To examine relationships between pituitary tumors and lesion size, invasiveness, resectability, deoxyribonucleic acid… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Ghrelin is a peptide predominantly produced by the stomach. Ghrelin displays strong GH-releasing activity. This activity is… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Dopamine is a small and relatively simple molecule that fulfills diverse functions. Within the brain, it acts as a classical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
An endogenous ligand for the GH secretagogue-receptor (GHS-receptor) has recently been isolated, from both the rat and the human… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Regulation of estrogen receptor (ER) concentration is a key component in limiting estrogen responsiveness in target cells. Yet… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Tuberoinfundibular dopamine tonically inhibits PRL expression and secretion from the pituitary gland by the activation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Pax6, a highly conserved member of the paired homeodomain transcription factor family that plays essential roles in ocular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The neuropeptide galanin is predominantly expressed by the lactotrophs (the prolactin secreting cell type) in the rodent anterior… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Dopamine secreted from hypophysial hypothalamic neurons is a principal inhibitory regulator of pituitary hormone secretion. Mice… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Multiple related cis-active elements required for cell-specific activation of the rat prolactin gene appear to bind a pituitary… (More)
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