Foreword: the neuroimmune biology of growth and lactogenic hormones (I. Berczi).
Preface (R. Rapaport).
List of corresponding authors.
Immunoregulation by prolactin - An Introduction (L. Matera).
II. GLH Biology, Development & Receptors.
The growth hormone - insulin-like growth factor - I axis and immunity (W.Mejia Naranjo, M. Sanchez-Gomez, D. Le Roith).
Reciprocal interactions between the GH/IGF-1 system and cytokines (F. de Benedetti, M. Bozzola).
Biological significance of insulin-like growth factor binding proteins (S.A. Weinzimer, P. Cohen).
The expression and function of GH/IGF-I receptors in the immune system (A. Tenore, G. Valero).
Growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-1 production by cells of the immune system (D. Weigent).
Potential applications of growth hormone in promoting immune reconstitution (W.J. Murphy, L. Welniak, Rui Sun).
Signal transduction by PRL receptors(Li-yuan Yu-Lee).
Signal transduction and modulation of gene expression by prolactin in human
leukocytes (R. Hooghe, S. de Vos, Z. Dogusan, E.L. Hooghe-Peters).
Regulation of PRL release by cytokines and immunomodifiers: interrelationship
between leptin and prolactin secretion. Functional implications (O. Gualillo et al.).
Prolactin expression in the immune cells (R. Kooijman, S. Gerlo)
III. Hemopoiesis and Development.
Prolactin as a promoter of growth and differentiation of hemopoietic cells (G. Bellone).
Growth hormone/insulin-like growth factors and hematopoiesis (R. Moghaddas, R. Rapaport).
Uteroplacental prolactin family: immunological regulators of viviparity (R. Ain, H. Müller, N. Sahgal, G. Dai, M.J. Soares).
IV. GLH and the