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Recent Progress in Hormone Research 34: 123-211

In this review, mainly of work on rodents, the pig and man, it is concluded that relaxin is produced in the reproductive tract, and levels of secretion reach a peak shortly before parturition.

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PMID: 366679

DOI: 10.1530/jrf.0.0010368

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