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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)
The Facts on Aging Quizzes (FAQ) I and II (Palmore, 1977, 1981) were designed to assess knowledge and to measure misconceptions regarding the elderly. This study compared results on the FAQ I and II administered to freshmen nursing students. In contrast with Palmore's (1981, 1988) findings, the FAQ I and II were not related (r=.04) and alpha coefficients(More)
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