calcitonin

Ligand id: 3586

Name: calcitonin

Abbreviated name: CT

Species: Mouse, Rat

Classification
Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Ligand families/groups Neuropeptides
Gene/Precursor
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
Calca calcitonin/calcitonin-related polypeptide, alpha Mouse preprocalcitonin alpha CGRP, CA, Calc, Cgrp, Ct, Ctn
Calca calcitonin-related polypeptide alpha Rat preprocalcitonin alpha-type CGRP, Cal1, CAL6, Calc, calcitonin, calcitonin/calcitonin-related polypeptide, alpha, calcitonin gene-related peptide 1, calcitonin gene-related peptide I, CGRP, CGRP-I, RATCAL6
Database Links
CAS Registry No. 11118-25-5 (Rn)
Ensembl Gene ENSRNOG00000011130 (Rn), ENSMUSG00000030669 (Mm)
Entrez Gene 12310 (Mm), 24241 (Rn)
UniProtKB P01257 (Rn), P70160 (Mm)
Comments
The genes encoding mouse and rat calcitonin respectively also encodes two other isoforms: katacalcin and α-CGRP. Mouse and rat α-CGRP is represented by α-CGRP.