Increased serum levels of a parathyroid hormone-like protein in malignancy-associated hypercalcemia.

@article{Budayr1989IncreasedSL,
  title={Increased serum levels of a parathyroid hormone-like protein in malignancy-associated hypercalcemia.},
  author={A A Budayr and Robert A. Nissenson and Robert F. X. Klein and Kevin K. H. Pun and Orlo Herrick Clark and D Diep and Claude D. Arnaud and Gordon J. Strewler},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={111 10},
  pages={
          807-12
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To measure the serum levels of a newly described parathyroid hormone-like protein (PLP) which was isolated from malignant tumors associated with hypercalcemia, and determine whether PLP is a humoral factor in malignancy-associated hypercalcemia. DESIGN A cross-sectional study of serum levels of PLP using a newly developed radioimmunoassay. SETTING A university-affiliated Veterans Administration hospital in San Francisco, California, a University hospital in Hong Kong, and a… CONTINUE READING
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