Thyrocalcitonin: Cytological Localization by Immunofluorescence

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Science  01 Apr 1966:
Vol. 152, Issue 3718, pp. 73-75
DOI: 10.1126/science.152.3718.73


Thyrocalcitonin was detected in the cytoplasm of all epithelial cells of the thyroid gland of the pig, by means of antibody fluorescence. It was present in those cells whlich normally elaborate thyroglobulin but was not present in the follicular colloid.