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Calcitonin, human

Calcitonin is a polypeptide hormone produced in the thyroid by parafollicular cells (C-Cells). It reduces blood calcium levels in opposition to parathyroid hormone effects. It participates in both calcium and phosphorus metabolism, stimulates osteoblast activity, and inhibits intestinal calcium absorption, osteoclast activity, and renal tubular cell calcium absorption. Calcitonin levels in the blood are dictated by blood calcium levels.

Catalog No. Size Price Quantity
92-1054 1 mg $256.00

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Description
Calcitonin, human
Compound Type
Agonist
Storage
≤ -20°C
Source
Synthetic
Cells were plated in a 96-well plate and stimulated with a control agonist, using the assay conditions described below. Following stimulation, signal was detected according to the recommended protocol.