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Thyrocalcitonin: Inhibitor of Bone Resorption in Tissue Culture

Science  10 Dec 1965:
Vol. 150, Issue 3702, pp. 1465-1467
DOI: 10.1126/science.150.3702.1465

Abstract

A partially purified protein from thyroid glands of rats inhibits release of calcium from long bones of embryo rats in tissue culture. Inhibition was more easily detected when resorption of bone was stimulated by parathyroid hormone.

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