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Mammary Development
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This resource is a collection of information related to mamammary development. Look under the headings below and choose the term that is closest to your topic of interest, or look at them in order left to right.
Overview
  • Mammogenesis
  • Parenchymal tissue
Fetal development
  • Early embryo
  • Sex differentiation
  • Teat formation
  • Other aspects
  • At birth
  • Role of hormones
Prepubertal development
  • Pre-weaning mammary development
  • Isometric allometric growth
  • Energy intake
  • Exogenous growth hormone
Postpubertal development
  • Mammary structures
  • Cyclic vs. acyclic
  • Hormonal regulation
  • autocrine/paracrine
Pregnancy
  • Lobuloalveolar development
  • Estrogen, progesterone
  • Prolactin, growth homrone
  • Placental lactogen
  • Relaxin
  • Insulin
  • Thyroid hormones
Lactation
  • Numbers of cells
  • Species differences
  • Nursing intensity
Involution
  • Maintenance of function
  • Lactation in decline
  • Bovine mammary involution
  • Apoptosis
  • Dry period
  • Dry period & mastitis
  • Summary
Endocrine abnormalities
  • Cystic ovaries
  • Ovarian tumors
  • Pituitary tumors and galactorrhea
Endocrine modulators  
  • Phytoestrogens
  • Mycotoxins
  • Environmental estrogens
  • Phytoprogestins
  • Prolactin secretion
  • Stimulating Prolactin Secretion
  • Suckling induced prolactin

Review of Endocrinology

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Mammary Development

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