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1. Expression of receptors to extracellular calcium enables parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland (PF cells) to release calcitonin (CT) and serotonin (5-HT) in response to increased external Ca2+. Recently, a calcium-sensing receptor (CaR), similar to the G protein-coupled receptor for external Ca2+ cloned from parathyroid gland, was shown to be(More)
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