[Calcitonin and his role in regulation of calcium-phosphate metabolism].

Abstract

Calcitonin is 32 amino acids polypeptide whose primary function is to inhibit osteoclasts activated bone resorption. In mammals calcitonin is secreted in the thyroid gland by specialized cells called C cells which have embryonic origin in ultimobranchial bodies. C cells are about 0.1% of the mass of thyroid gland. To achieve hypocalcemic effect all 32 amino… (More)

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@article{Broulk2010CalcitoninAH, title={[Calcitonin and his role in regulation of calcium-phosphate metabolism].}, author={Peter Dan Broul{\'i}k}, journal={Casopis lekaru ceskych}, year={2010}, volume={149 6}, pages={285-7} }