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Prolactin in endocrine function and behavior of the male nonhuman primate

Benella Caminiti

Prolactin in endocrine function and behavior of the male nonhuman primate

a bibliography

by Benella Caminiti

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Published by Primate Information Center, Regional Primate Research Center, University of Washington in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

  • Prolactin -- Bibliography,
  • Endocrine Glands -- Bibliography,
  • Primates -- Bibliography

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    StatementBenella Caminiti.
    SeriesPrimate Information Center topical bibliographies
    ContributionsUniversity of Washington. Primate Information Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14753951M

    title = "GnRH antagonists suppress prolactin release in non-human primates", abstract = "GnRH antagonists, such as Antide, are being evaluated for potential contraceptive applications. Although their contraceptive efficacy clearly results from their rapid inhibitory effects on gonadotropin release, there remains the possibility of other Cited by: 4. Potential Role of Prolactin in Patterns of Reproductive Activity in Dogs – A Male Model. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Canine and Feline Reproduction & Biannual European Veterinary Society for Small Animal Reproduction Congress - Vienna, Austria, Author: J. Verstegen, K. Onclin, F. Lauwers et al. Created Date. Brief Contents chapter 1 The Study of Behavioral Endocrinology 1 chapter 2 The Endocrine System 35 chapter 3 Sex Differences in Behavior: Sex Determination and Differentiation 87 chapter 4 Sex Differences in Behavior: Animal Models and Humans chapter 5 Male Reproductive Behavior chapter 6 Female Reproductive Behavior chapter 7.

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Hormonal bases of maternal behavior. The influence of pregnancy and parturition hormones on maternal behavior has long been the topic of interest and research.[] Extensive studies on rats and other mammals have demonstrated that high hormonal levels of oxytocin, prolactin, and estradiol by the end of pregnancy provide the basis for maternal behavioral changes.[13,14,15,16,17,18,19] A similar.

Drago F, Scapagnini U ( b) Side effects of drugs stimulating prolactin secretion on the behavior of male rats. Arch Int Pharmacodyn Ther – Google Scholar Drago F, Canonico PL, Bitetti R, Scapagnini U () Systemic and intraventricular prolactin induces excessive by: 3.

Prolactin has important reproductive functions in both female and male mammals and other taxa, making it a candidate regulator of human paternal behavior. Notably, prolactin is higher during. In some mammals, both sexes exhibit a high degree of parental behaviour. This is the case in many primates which form pair bonds, such as marmosets, tamarins, owl monkeys and siamangs The release of prolactin is regulated by a chemical released by the brain called dopamine.

As dopamine is released by the brain, it actually shuts down the release of prolactin. So when your body needs more prolactin, less dopamine is released. If a woman has an excess of prolactin production, essentially the female body thinks it just had a baby.

Prolactin (PRL), also known as luteotropic hormone or luteotropin, is a protein best known for its role in enabling mammals (and birds), usually females, to produce is influential in over separate processes in various vertebrates, including humans.

Prolactin is secreted from the pituitary gland in response to eating, mating, estrogen treatment, ovulation and s: PRL, GHA1, prolactin. taking behavior in nonhuman mammalian species (Lucas et al., ). Although PRL is widely known for its role in mamma-lian maternal physiology and behavior, it evolved early in the vertebrate lineage, prior to the emergence of mam-mals (Forsyth and Wallis, ).

During the course of ver-tebrate evolution PRL has been integrated into a wide. Prolactin and testosterone: their role in male sexual function.

Carani C(1), Granata AR, Fustini MF, Marrama P. Author information: (1)University of Modena, Italy. The role of androgens in the sexuality of men is still not completely clear. Men with severe hyperprolactinaemia frequently show mild hypogonadism, and many complain of loss of Cited by: Estrogen, progesterone, prolactin, and oxytocin Nonhuman females.

Many nonhuman studies can be used as both potential models for humans and to show the phylogenetic conservation of some endocrine signals. Estrogen and progesterone released by ovaries during pregnancy make oxytocin receptors more sensitive in female rats and is associated with the onset of maternal behaviors in other species as.

Start studying anatomy chapter 10 endocrine. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. in the male stimulates sperm cells to mature. released by the anterior pituitary gland. all of the above are functions of prolactin.

which one of the following is not a function of prolactin. increases blood. To determine the responsiveness of new fathers and non-fathers toward infant cues, we exposed fathers and non-fathers to infant cries and to control stimuli and we measured affective, heart-rate, and endocrine responses, including salivary testosterone and cortisol and plasma prolactin concentrations prior to and after cry by: It has been extensively shown in our laboratory and confirmed by other independent studies that sexual behavior in the male rat is centrally inhibited by serotonin and stimulated by dopamine (DA) (see Gessa and Tagliamonte, ).Thus, the acute administration of DA receptor blockers, such as haloperidol, chlorpromazine and pimozide, suppresses copulatory behavior in the male rat (Malmnas Cited by: 1.

Prolactin in converse inhibits the pulsatile secretion of GnRH. Prolactin has short loop positive effects on dopamine which reduce GnRH by suppressing arcuate nucleus function, perhaps in a method mediated by endogenous opioid activity.

PIF appears to be released as. Renal failure: prolactin is mainly excreted from the body from the kidneys.

Reduced kidney function can lead to higher levels of prolactin. Medications: there are a long list of these that can potentially cause high prolactin levels including those below. Usually medication induced high prolactin elevations are in the mg/L range but.

There were no cyclic changes in serum prolactin levels in mature male rats. Estrogen injections increased both pituitary and serum prolactin, whereas ovariectomy decreased both. During the first 3 days of pregnancy, serum prolactin was higher ( ± to ± ng/ml) than during the following 18 days ( ± to ± ng/ml).Cited by:   WHEREAS PROLACTIN (PRL) has long been known to be the hormone responsible for mammary gland development and lactation in females, its role in the male has puzzled investigators ever since it has been shown to be present in the anterior pituitary.

Initially, no clear function could be ascribed to PRL in male mammals, including humans (1, 2 Cited by: ADVERTISEMENTS: In this article we will discuss about: 1. Definition of Prolactin 2.

Actions of Prolactin 3. Control of Prolactin Secretion 4. Applied Aspects 5. Deficiency. Definition of Prolactin: Prolactin (PRL) is a amino acid single-chain protein and has considerable structural similarity to human growth hormone and hCS. The Prolactin receptor resembles the GH receptor [ ].

A & P Chapter 13 Endocrine System. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. lalucas. Terms in this set (40) To regulate metabolic processes. What is the function of the glands and hormones of the endocrine system. chemical messengers secreted by an endocrine gland, carried through the blood to affect.

Virgin CEJ, Sapolsky RM () Styles of male social behavior and their endocrine correlates among low-ranking baboons. Am J Primatol –39 PubMed Google Scholar Vogt JL, Coe CL, Lowe E et al. () Behavioral and pituitary-adrenal response of adult squirrel monkeys to mother-infant by: 6.

Prolactin has important reproductive functions in both female and male mammals and other taxa, making it a candidate regulator of human paternal behavior. Notably, prolactin is higher during periods of offspring care in some species, but it is unknown if this pattern occurs in human fathers.

/ Prolactin, fatherhood, and reproductive Cited by: Endocrine function and cirrhosis of the liver Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research () ISSN X Male gonadal function, prolactin secretion and lactotroph population in an experimental model of cirrhosis 1Departamento de Endocrinologia, 2Departamento de Farmacologia.

A prolactinoma is a benign tumour of the pituitary gland that produces an excess amount of the hormone prolactin. Prolactin is a hormone that is secreted from the pituitary gland. It has many different functions in the body including controlling milk production and helping to.

The hormonal control of aggressive behavior in house mice is thus similar to the hormonal mediation of heterosexual male mating behavior in other rodent species.

Aggressive behavior is both organized and activated by androgens in many species, including rats, hamsters, voles, dogs, and. The prostate is a key gland in the sexual physiology of male mammals. Its sensitivity to steroid hormones is widely known, but its response to prolactin is still poorly known.

Previous studies have shown a correlation between sexual behaviour, prolactin release and prostate physiology. Thus, here we used the sexual behaviour of male rats as a model for studying this by: The pituitary gland has been found to be an important factor in mammary development in primates.

Hypophysectomy in 12 sexually immature monkeys caused significant inhibition of estradiol (E 2)-induced mammary growth and development.A histological index of mammary development in sexually immature hypophysectomized animals was lower () than in intact E 2-treated controls (; P Cited by: Animal sexual behaviour takes many different forms, including within the same mating or reproductively motivated systems include monogamy, polygyny, polyandry, polygamy and sexual behaviour may be reproductively motivated (e.g.

sex apparently due to duress or coercion and situational sexual behaviour) or non-reproductively motivated (e.g. interspecific. In the last 20 years, a pituitary-hypothalamus tissue culture system with intact neural and portal connections has been developed in our lab and used to understand the feedback mechanisms that regulate the secretions of adenohypophyseal hormones and fertility of male rats.

In the last decade, several in vivo rat models have also been developed in our lab with a view to substantiate the in Cited by:   The prolactin test measures the amount of prolactin in the blood.

Prolactin is a hormone released by the pituitary gland that stimulates breast development and milk production in women. There is no known normal function of prolactin in men. Prolactin is usually measured when checking for pituitary tumors and the cause of. Judy L.

Cameron. This chapter reviews the complex and diverse roles that hormones play in mediating the physiological and behavioral processes that influence human of the focus is on hormones of the reproductive axis, which mediate the physiological processes governing fertility and provide powerful modulation of sexual behavior.

By blocking prolactin, maternal behavior is inhibited Motherly love: a natural, beautiful, and, according to most people, unexplainable phenomenon. However, new research is attempting to explain the unexplainable; there are in fact specific chemicals driving the primal interactions of.

Conclusions: This suggests that the level of prolactin during sexual behavior impacts the temporality in the increase of hypothalamic receptors.

Thus, we propose that the start of sexual behavior triggers mechanisms for the regulation of prolactin and its hypothalamic receptors, with a conserved fluctuation as a function of time. Noninvasive endocrine assessments; and Primate behavior and communication. There will be a maximum of 40 people in the course.

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hyperprolactinaemia. Prolactin stimulates milk production but also has secondary effects on gonadal function, and the clinical features of hyperprolactinaemia mostly result from the effects of PRL on gonadal activity.

Hyperprolactinaemia interrupts the pulsatile secretion of. Prolactin (PRL) is a paradoxical hormone. Historically known as the pituitary hormone of lactation, it has had attributed to it more than separate actions, which can be correlated to the quasi-ubiquitous distribution of its receptor.

Meanwhile, PRL-related knockout models have mainly highlighted its irreplaceable role in functions of lactation and reproduction, which suggests that most of Cited by: Behavioral, endocrine, and immunological correlates of immigration by an aggressive male into a natural primate group.

Hormones and Behavior ALEXANDER, B. Prolactin’s mediative role in male parenting in parentally experienced marmosets (Callithrix jacchus).

Hormones and Behavior PMID: Ziegler, TE, Prudom, SL, Zahed, SR. Variations in male parenting behavior and physiology in the common marmoset.

American Journal of Human Biology PMID: Prolactin - secreted in both males and females, best known function is the stimulation of milk production by the mammary glands of women after birth.

It supports the regulation of the male reproductive system by FSH and LH and acts on the kidneys to help regulate water and electrolyte balance 6. Anterior Pituitary Hormones Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) - stimulates water retention by the kidneys. Create a Reminder 35 Understanding the Prolactin Receptor Theory Most of the lactation text books have a paragraph on the Prolactin Receptor Theory suggesting that after delivery of the placenta prolactin levels increase as progesterone levels decrease.

The prolactin is then captured by the prolactin receptor triggering a jak-stat5 translation process within a. A prolactinoma is a benign (noncancerous) tumor of the pituitary gland, which produces a hormone called prolactin.

A prolactinoma is the most common type of pituitary ms are caused by too much prolactin in the blood (a condition called hyperprolactinemia) or by pressure of .Research into the bidirectional and multilevel relationships between behavior and health has been aided by technology and by conceptual advances in the behavioral, biological, and medical understanding of the interactions between brain function and behavior has been enriched by advances in behavioral neurobiology, neuroscience, and neuroendocrinology from molecular mechanisms to.prolactin [pro-lak´tin] a hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that promotes the growth of breast tissue and stimulates and sustains milk production in postpartum mammals, and shows luteotropic activity in certain mammals.

Called also lactogenic hormone and mammotropin. prolactin (PRL), (prō-lak'tin), [MIM*] A protein hormone of.