Thyrocalcitonin: inhibitor of bone resorption in tissue culture.

@article{Friedman1965ThyrocalcitoninIO,
  title={Thyrocalcitonin: inhibitor of bone resorption in tissue culture.},
  author={Jeff Friedman and Lawrence G. Raisz},
  journal={Science},
  year={1965},
  volume={150 3702},
  pages={1465-7}
}
A partially purified protein from thyroid glands of rats inhibits release of calcium from long bones of embryo rats in tissue culture. Inhibition was more easily detected when resorption of bone was stimulated by parathyroid hormone.