Molecular Involvement of the Pit-2 Gene in Anterior Pituitary Cell
... Hormones secreted by the mammalian pituitary gland regulate growth, lactation,
sexual function, and homeostasis. The anterior
pituitary-specific transcription factor Pit-1 directly
activates the growth hormone, prolactin, and thyroidstimulating hormone beta genes. Dwarf animals with
defective p i t ...