Ligand id: 3586

Name: calcitonin

Abbreviated name: CT

Species: Mouse, Rat

Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Ligand families/groups Neuropeptides
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
Calca calcitonin/calcitonin-related polypeptide, alpha Mouse preprocalcitonin alpha CGRP, CA, Calc, calcitonin/calcitonin-related polypeptide, calcitonin/calcitonin-related polypeptide, alpha, 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)
GtoPdb PubChem SID 135651699
UniProtKB P01257 (Rn), P70160 (Mm)
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.