TITLE

Release of oxytocin and prolactin in response to suckling

AUTHOR(S)
McNeilly, Alan S.; Robinson, Iain C.A.F.; Houston, Mary J.; Howie, Peter W.
PUB. DATE
January 1983
SOURCE
British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);1/22/1983, Vol. 286 Issue 6361, p257
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the measurement of oxytocin and prolactin responses during breast feeding in mothers. Effects of suckling on blood oxytocin concentrations; Importance of oxytocin release on the flow of milk during breast feeding; Use of the radioimmunoassay in oxytocin measurement.
ACCESSION #
5066850

 

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