Calcimimetic Agents

Known as: ANTI-PARATHYROID AGENTS, Agents, Calcimimetic 
Small organic molecules that act as allosteric activators of the calcium sensing receptor (CaSR) in the PARATHYROID GLANDS and other tissues. They… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE Secondary hyperparathyroidism of chronic kidney disease promotes vascular calcification. Calcimimetics reduce serum… (More)
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2009
2009
Calcimimetics and vitamin D sterols reduce serum parathyroid hormone (PTH) in patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism… (More)
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2007
2007
We previously demonstrated that extracellular calcium regulates vitamin D receptor (VDR) expression by parathyroid cells. Since… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Calcimimetics decrease parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels in uremic patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism without increasing… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Current treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in chronic kidney failure with calcium and active vitamin D is potentially… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND A need exists for a therapy that lowers parathyroid hormone (PTH) without increasing calcium x phosphorus in patients… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Calcimimetic agents are small organic molecules that act as allosteric activators of the calcium sensing receptor (CaSR). In… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Treatment with vitamin D sterols can lower plasma parathyroid hormone (PTH) in many patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Calcimimetic agents are small organic molecules that act as allosteric activators of the calcium sensing receptor (CaSR) in the… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Blood ionized extracellular calcium is closely regulated. To accomplish this, a hormone-like receptor that is responsive to… (More)
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