Prolactin-releasing peptide

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Prolactin releasing hormone
Symbols PRLH ; PRH; PRRP
External IDs OMIM602663 MGI3644668 HomoloGene9291 GeneCards: PRLH Gene
RNA expression pattern
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Species Human Mouse
Entrez 51052 623503
Ensembl ENSG00000071677 ENSMUSG00000090550
UniProt P81277 G3UWC3
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_015893 NM_001101647
RefSeq (protein) NP_056977 NP_001095117
Location (UCSC) Chr 2:
238.48 – 238.48 Mb
Chr 1:
90.95 – 90.95 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Prolactin-releasing peptide (PrRP) is a peptide hormone that in humans is encoded by the PRLH gene.[1] PrRP stimulates prolactin (PRL) release and regulates the expression of prolactin through binding to the prolactin-releasing peptide receptor (GPR10).[2]


  1. ^ "Entrez Gene: PRLH prolactin releasing hormonel". 
  2. ^ Langmead CJ, Szekeres PG, Chambers JK, Ratcliffe SJ, Jones DN, Hirst WD, Price GW, Herdon HJ (October 2000). "Characterization of the binding of [(125)I]-human prolactin releasing peptide (PrRP) to GPR10, a novel G protein coupled receptor". Br. J. Pharmacol. 131 (4): 683–8. doi:10.1038/sj.bjp.0703617. PMC 1572376. PMID 11030716. 

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