NE control of PRL, TIDA,THDA,PHDA, short loop, TRH
patterns: suckling, stress, steroid, light/dark
synthesis in brain, hypothalamus, stimulated by ovarian steroids
effects:activation of dopamine neurons, maternal behaviour, appetite & body weight, stress response anxiety, regulation of oxytocin neurones, suppression of fertility, neurogenesis and glial cell function
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