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… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) is a 37-amino acid peptide found primarily in the C and Aδ sensory fibers arising from the… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE The progression of medullary thyroid cancer is difficult to assess with imaging modalities; we studied the interest of… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
This is a consensus statement from an international group, mostly of clinical endocrinologists. MEN1 and MEN2 are hereditary… (More)
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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… (More)
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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 often… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
High concentrations of calcitonin-like immunoreactivity have been found in the blood of patients with various extrathyroid… (More)
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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… (More)
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