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calcitonin secretion

The regulated release of calcitonin, a peptide hormone that participates in calcium and phosphorus metabolism, from a cell. [GOC:cjm, PR:000027222]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The RET kinase has emerged as a promising target for the therapy of medullary thyroid cancers (MTC) and of a subset of papillary… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
N-(3-[2-Chlorophenyl]propyl)-(R)-alpha-methyl-3-methoxybenzylamine (NPS R-568) is an orally active compound that activates Ca(2… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Calcitonin secretion in the pregnant uterus is tightly regulated by the ovarian hormones, estrogen and progesterone, which limit… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
An extracellular Ca(2+)-sensing mechanism consisting of a G protein-coupled receptor linked to phosphoinositide turnover and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
In vivo 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25(OH)2D3) decreased PTH and calcitonin gene transcription. A low calcium is the major signal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Estrogen therapy has been used to inhibit bone resorption and prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Previous studies have… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Calcitonin deficiency has been implicated in the pathogenesis of accelerated bone loss, especially in postmenopausal osteoporosis… Expand
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
In man, the major function of calcitonin appears to be prevention of excessive or unwanted bone resorption. There is a striking… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
We propose that calcitonin, secreted in response to the intake of food, aids in routing calcium, obtained by intestinal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
A sensitive RIA for human calcitonin has been developed which can detect 1-2 pg hormone. This procedure permits the measurement… Expand
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