Preliminary Studies on the Effect of Calcium on the Enzymatic Degradation of Human Calcitonin on the Dog
In preliminary studies it has been observed that plasma from some patients with hypercalcemia degrades calcitonin in vitro more readily than plasma from normal subjects (BAYLIN et al., unpublished data). In this paper we report the results of investigations in animals which suggest that acute elevations in plasma calcium may stimulate destruction of the hormone by the kidney.
KeywordsPermeability Catheter EDTA Enzymatic Degradation Calcitonin
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