Prolactin is a protein secreted from the pituitary gland in response to eating, sexual intercourse, estrogen treatment, ovulation, and breastfeeding. It is also involved in metabolism regulation, immune system regulation and development of pancreas. Its pincipal role is to stimulate lactation in females after childbirth and maintain milk supply during breastfeeding.A journalÂ is aÂ periodical publicationÂ intended to further progress ofÂ science, usually by reporting newÂ research. Most journals are highly specialized, although some of the oldest journals publish articles, reviews, editorials, short communications, letters, andÂ scientific papersÂ across a wide range of scientific fields. Journals contain articles that peer reviewed, in an attempt to ensure that articles meet the journal's standards of quality, and scientificÂ validity. Each such journal article becomes part of the permanent scientific record.
Last date updated on September, 2014