prolactin releasing peptide

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A peptide releasing hormone (prolactin releasing hormone, 87 aa) that stimulates prolactin release from cells in the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland and has a range of other effects in the central nervous system, inhibiting food intake, stimulating sympathetic tone, and activating stress hormone secretion. The receptor is a G-protein-coupled receptor (GPR10).

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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