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Quantification of prolactin messenger ribonucleic acid, pituitary content and plasma levels of prolactin, and detection of immunoreactive isoforms of prolactin in pituitaries from turkey embryos during ontogeny



Quantification of prolactin messenger ribonucleic acid, pituitary content and plasma levels of prolactin, and detection of immunoreactive isoforms of prolactin in pituitaries from turkey embryos during ontogeny



Biology of Reproduction 61(3): 757-763



To investigate the role played by prolactin during embryogenesis in turkeys, the timing of expression of the prolactin gene and the release of prolactin were studied. Levels of mRNA and pituitary content of prolactin remained low until 5 days before hatching, while plasma concentrations of prolactin remained low until 2 days before hatching. Levels of prolactin mRNA then increased until the day of hatching, remained stable until 3 days of age, and increased (P<0.05) until 2 weeks of age.

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DOI: 10.1095/biolreprod61.3.757


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