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Substance Name: Prolactin release-inhibiting hormone
RN: 9034-47-3


  • A number of peptides with inhibitory activities on PROLACTIN release have been isolated from the HYPOTHALAMUS, the peripheral nervous system, and the gut. These include SOMATOSTATIN, and peptides derived from POMC and precursor for VASOPRESSIN-ASSOCIATED NEUROPHYSIN. Biogenic amine DOPAMINE is also a potent PIF.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Codes

  • Hormones
  • Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Prolactin release-inhibiting hormone

MeSH Heading

  • Prolactin release-inhibiting factors

Systematic Name

  • Prolactin release-inhibiting factor

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9034-47-3

System Generated Number

  • 0009034473