Pineal Gland and Opioid Peptides Might be Intervening Variables in Initial Stress-Induced Prolactin Surge

  • J. Milin
  • J. Martinović
  • M. Demajo
  • B. Banić
  • R. Milin
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Several lines of studies have shown that the pineal gland (PG) and opioid peptide (OP) producing structures could be considered to be the first mediators between the perception of the stressor and the initiation of the response of the organism to stress.


Pineal Gland Opioid Peptide Superior Cervical Ganglion Prolactin Secretion Prolactin Release 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Milin
    • 1
  • J. Martinović
    • 2
  • M. Demajo
    • 2
  • B. Banić
    • 3
  • R. Milin
    • 4
  1. 1.Dept. of Histol. and Embryol.Fac. of Med.Novi SadSerbia
  2. 2.Inst. for Nuclear Scis.BelgradeYugoslavia
  3. 3.Dept. of Pharmacol.Fac. of Med.Novi SadSerbia
  4. 4.Serbian Acad. of Scis. and ArtsBelgradeYugoslavia

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