Effect of dexamethasone on pituitary prolactin in the lizard Uromastix hardwickii.

Academic Article


  • The effect of 0.2-mg/ml dexamethasone (DXM) given intravenously to Uromastix hardwickii for 4 days; suppressed prolactin secretion by influencing the hypothalamus or para pituitary region. This effect of DXM through 30 min and 60 min extracted pituitary suspensions also supported prolactin deficiencies through crop sac diametric response.
  • Authors

    Author List

  • Ahmad M; Mahmood I; Hasan R; Fatima H; Ahmad M
  • Start Page

  • 43
  • End Page

  • 46
  • Volume

  • 14
  • Issue

  • 2