calcitonin

Ligand id: 685

Name: calcitonin

Abbreviated name: CT

Species: Human

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Classification
Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Ligand families/groups Neuropeptides
Approved drug? Yes (source: FDA (1986))
International Nonproprietary Names
INN number INN
2399 calcitonin
Gene/Precursor
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
CALCA calcitonin related polypeptide alpha Human preprocalcitonin CALC1, calcitonin, calcitonin 1, calcitonin-related polypeptide alpha
Synonyms
LS-173874 | thyrocalcitonin
Database Links
CAS Registry No. 21215-62-3 (Hs)
ChEMBL Ligand CHEMBL1201614
Ensembl Gene ENSG00000110680
Entrez Gene 796
PubChem CID 16132288
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UniProtKB P01258 (Hs)
Wikipedia Calcitonin
Comments
For an image and identifiers representing the chemical structure of human calcitonin, please see the PubChem entry linked to from this ligand page. The gene encoding human calcitonin also encodes two other isoforms: katacalcin and α-CGRP.