Advertisement

Pseudopregnancy: Controls For Prolactin Secretion

  • John W. Everett
Chapter
  • 33 Downloads
Part of the Monographs on Endocrinology book series (ENDOCRINOLOGY, volume 32)

Abstract

In retrospect, the Long and Evans (1922) monograph contained the first evidence that different AP secretions are responsible in rats for ovulation and for corpus luteum function in early pregnancy or pseudopregnancy. It was almost 20 years later that Astwood (1941) purified material from rat pituitaries that was distinct from FSH and LH and had the selective power of maintaining luteal secretion. Evans et al. (1941) identified the luteotropic material as prolactin.

Keywords

Corpus Luteum Estrous Cycle Median Eminence Prolactin Secretion Hypothalamic Stimulation 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • John W. Everett
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurobiologyDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA

Personalised recommendations