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Synonyms for calcitonin

thyroid hormone that tends to lower the level of calcium in the blood plasma and inhibit resorption of bone

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This family also includes calcitonin, two distinct forms of calcitonin gene-related peptide ([alpha]-CGRP and [beta]-CGRP), adrenomedullin and AM2, also known as intermedin.
Receptor activity-modifying protein-dependent effects of mutations in the calcitonin receptor-like receptor: implications for adrenomedullin and calcitonin gene-related peptide pharmacology.
Differential calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) and amylin binding sites in nucleus accumbens and lung: potential models for studying CGRP/amylin receptor subtypes.
Characterization of the human calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor subtypes associated with receptor activity-modifying proteins.
Comparison of the effects of calcitonin gene-related peptide and amylin on osteoblasts.
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