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PubChem Substance
Name: Prolactin
PubChem Substance ID: 167393
Description: A lactogenic hormone secreted by the adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR). It is a polypeptide of approximately 23 kD. Besides its major action on lactation, in some species prolactin exerts effects on reproduction, maternal behavior, fat metabolism, immunomodulation and osmoregulation. Prolactin receptors are present in the mammary gland, hypothalamus, liver, ovary, testis, and prostate.
Lactogenic hormone; Luteotrophin; Lactogen, pituitary; Galactin; Luteotropic hormone LTH; Pituitary hormones, lactogenic; Gonadotropin,luteotropic hormone; 9002-62-4; Adenohypophyseal luteotropin; Prolactin.
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