Calcitonin is a peptide hormone that acts as an antagonist to parathyroid hormone. It is released from the thyroid gland in response to elevated blood calcium levels. Resultantly, it lowers the levels of calcium by promoting its uptake by the bones. Overall, the levels are a good indicator of the bone activity status.
The individual product regulatory statements may vary, please refer to the instructions for use for more information.
|638||ELISA||intact PTH|| antibody-coated
| recombinant human parathormone (1-84)
|synthetic human calcitonin|