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Inducing lactation.
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(Physiology) inducing lactation: lactogenic hormone. See also prolactin
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stimulating lactation.
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Adj.1.lactogenic - inducing lactation
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Nutrient availability and lactogenic hormones regulate mammary protein synthesis through the mammalian target of rapamycin signaling pathway.
Bridges, "Chapter 18 lactogenic hormone regulation of maternal behavior," Progress in Brain Research, vol.
However, removal of o-linked oligosaccharide had a small effect on either somatogenic or lactogenic binding (Byatt et al., 1992).
Binding of prolactin to its receptor leads to the phosphorylation and activation of Signal Transducers and Activators of Transcription (STAT) proteins, which in turn promote the expression of specific genes and are essential for mammopoietic and lactogenic signaling [7].
Saif, "Lactogenic immunity and vaccines for porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV): Historical and current concepts," Virus Research, vol.
In the past, this increase was attributed to lactogenic hormones; however, estrogen is currently associated with the increases in insulin secretion and sensitivity.
A corn-based delivery system for animal vaccines: an oral transmissible gastroenteritis virus vaccine boosts lactogenic immunity in swine Vaccine.
Immunization of pregnant gilts with PRCV induces lactogenic immunity for protection of nursing piglets from challenge with TGEV.
Ovarian mammary gland axis seems to be a major determinant of the lactogenic activity of the buffalo mammary gland especially during its transformational epochs from precolostrum to colostrum.
A pituitary hormone, prolactin, is also known as a stress- responsive hormone.2 The blood concentration of prolactin markedly increases during the peripartum and lactation period, reflecting its lactogenic function.
The possible explanation could be due to their low resistance and/or due to the possibility of pre-natal infection of the foetus via intrauterine and lactogenic routes.