Protein Name prolactin
Organism Rattus norvegicus
Gene ID 24683
Gene Symbol


UniProt P01237 (PRL_RAT), B5DEM6 (B5DEM6_RAT), B2RYT1 (B2RYT1_RAT)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 1247
Total Number of Articles : 2896


Gene Summary

Predicted to enable hormone activity and prolactin receptor binding activity. Involved in several processes, including parturition; response to estradiol; and response to lipopolysaccharide. Located in extracellular region and secretory granule. Used to study portal hypertension and prolactinoma. Biomarker of hyperprolactinemia; prolactinoma; and renovascular hypertension. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in carotid artery disease. Orthologous to human PRL (prolactin). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

  • prolactin
  • growth hormone a1
  • prolactin family 1, subfamily a, member 1
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