Prolactin

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Prolactin is a hormone made up of 194 to 199 amino acids in its mature form (after signal molecule is removed). This hormone is found in female mammals as it plays a key role in the stimulation milk secreting glands[1].

References

  1. Bowen, R. 2002. Prolactin. [online] Available at: http://arbl.cvmbs.colostate.edu/hbooks/pathphys/endocrine/hypopit/prolactin.html [Accessed: 29 Nov 2013].
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