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.Peer review refers to the work done during the screening of submittedÂ manuscriptsÂ and funding applications. This process encourages authors to meet the acceptedÂ standardsÂ of their discipline and reduces the dissemination of irrelevant findings, unwarranted claims, unacceptable interpretations, and personal views. Publications that have not undergone peer review are likely to be regarded with suspicion by academic scholars and professionals.
Last date updated on September, 2014