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lactogenic hormone[¦lak·tə¦jen·ik ′hȯr‚mōn]
a hormone of the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland. It regulates the secretion of sex hormones by the ovaries, stimulates the formation of milk in mammary glands, and controls the maternal instinct.
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In addition, these intronic enhancer elements augment the induction of [beta]-casein promoter by lactogenic hormones
After selection with G418, resistant colonies were cultured to confluence and induced with lactogenic hormones
. ELISA assay showed that the transfectants secreted hTPO protein in media at the level of 774 pg/ml (pBCTPOKI-6) and 1,867 pg/ml (pBCTPOKI-10), respectively (Figure 1C).
We further investigated whether lactogenic hormones
affect VEGF expression in bovine mammary epithelial cells (bMECs), and if any effect was observed, we investigated the underlying mechanism.