Receptors, Prolactin


Engelsk definition

Labile proteins on or in prolactin-sensitive cells that bind prolactin initiating the cells' physiological response to that hormone. Mammary casein synthesis is one of the responses. The receptors are also found in placenta, liver, testes, kidneys, ovaries, and other organs and bind and respond to certain other hormones and their analogs and antagonists. This receptor is related to the growth hormone receptor.

Svenska synonymer

Receptorer, prolactin

Engelska synonymer

Prolactin Receptors Receptors, PRL PRL Receptors Prolactin Receptor Receptor, Prolactin