Hormonal Regulation of Prolactin mRNA
The neuroendocrine regulation of pituitary hormone synthesis and secretion is a complex process in which polypeptide hormones, bioamines, and steroid hormones play a part. Various hormones have been documented to exert stimulatory or inhibitory effects on the biosynthesis and secretion of specific pituitary hormones. The molecular processes underlying these hormonally induced alterations are less well understood, but current data suggest that significant differences may exist in the actions of steroid and polypeptide hormones at the molecular level.
KeywordsEstrogen Hydrocortisone Polypeptide Prostaglandin Methotrexate
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