What is it about?
Prolactin (PRL) is a peptide hormone secreted from anterior pituitary involved in milk production in the females and regulation of sex drive in both sexes.
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Why is it important?
PRL has pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory functions. High PRL serum level or hyperprolactinemia is associated with different viral infections.
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This page is a summary of: The crucial role of prolactin-lactogenic hormone in Covid-19, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, February 2022, Springer Science + Business Media,
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