The Presence of Prolactin Inhibiting Factor (PIF) in Extracts of Beef, Sheep and Pig Hypothalami

Andrew V. Schally, Akihiro Kuroshima, Yuichi Ishida, Tommie W. Redding, Cyril Y. Bowers

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Rat anterior pituitary halves incubated in vitro release prolactin at a comparable rate in 2 incubation media. Addition of hypothalamic extracts of bovine, ovine or porcine origin inhibited release of prolactin in vitro.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)350-352
Number of pages3
JournalProceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1965
Externally publishedYes


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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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