Parathyroid hormone-related protein in the pancreatic islet and the cardiovascular system.


Parathyroid hormone-related protein was discovered as the causative agent responsible for the common paraneoplastic syndrome, humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy. It is now clear that the PTHrP gene is expressed in virtually every cell and tissue in the body at some point in development or adult life and that the peptide is critical for normal life. Two of… (More)


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