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Calcitonin

Known as: calcitonins, Calcitrin, Calcitonin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A peptide hormone that lowers calcium concentration in the blood. In humans, it is released by thyroid cells and acts to decrease the formation and… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
SummaryThe aim of this review was to identify factors that influence patients’ adherence to anti-osteoporotic therapy. Factors… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Calcitonin precursors (CTpr), including procalcitonin, are important markers and also potentially harmful mediators in response… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Objective: The diagnosis of infection in critically ill patients is challenging because traditional markers of infection are… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE We conducted a 5-year, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study to determine whether salmon calcitonin nasal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis may be due, in part, to increased apoptosis of osteocytes and osteoblasts, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Calcitonin-gene-related peptide (CGRP) and adrenomedullin are related peptides with distinct pharmacological profiles. Here we… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
SEVERAL observations suggest interactions between the immune and nervous systems1,2. Psoriasis and atopic dermatitis may worsen… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Abstract High concentrations of calcitonin-like immunoreactivity have been found in the blood of patients with various… Expand
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Review
1988
Review
1988
Etude du mecanisme d'action des neurones sensoriels et des fonctions de leurs effecteurs locaux en reponse a differents stimuli… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Osteoclasts were incubated on a glass or plastic substrate and the effect of calcitonin (CT) on their behaviour was observed… Expand
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