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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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Brain, "Calcitonin gene-related peptide: physiology and pathophysiology," Physiological Reviews, vol.
Receptor activity-modifying protein-dependent effects of mutations in the calcitonin receptor-like receptor: implications for adrenomedullin and calcitonin gene-related peptide pharmacology.
A search of the GAD literature stated that acetylcholine, [gamma]-aminobutyric acid, dopamine, calcitonin gene-related peptides, choline acetyl-transferase, and enkephalins are involved with the metabolism of GAD.
Topics of specific papers include regulation of cardiovascular control mechanisms, inflammation, aldosterone and vascular damage, calcitonin gene-related peptides and hypertension, the renal dopaminergic system, salt sensitivity, insulin resistance, fatty acids, cell signaling, goal-oriented hypertension management, the role of nitric oxide, the Kallikrein-Kinin system, sex steroids, and the lipoxygenase system in the vasculature.
AM has a ring structure formed by a disulfide bond and an amidated carboxyl terminal, and belongs to a family of peptides that include amylin and calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) (8).
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