calcitonin

Ligand id: 3586

Name: calcitonin

Abbreviated name: CT

Species: Mouse, Rat

Classification
Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Ligand families/groups Neuropeptides
Comments
The genes encoding mouse and rat calcitonin respectively also encodes two other isoforms: katacalcin and α-CGRP. Mouse and rat α-CGRP is represented by α-CGRP.
Gene/Precursor
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
Calca calcitonin/calcitonin-related polypeptide, alpha Mouse preprocalcitonin alpha CGRP, CA, Calc, calcitonin/calcitonin-related polypeptide, calcitonin/calcitonin-related polypeptide, alpha, Cgrp, Ct, Ctn
Calca calcitonin-related polypeptide alpha Rat preprocalcitonin alpha-type CGRP, Cal1, CAL6, Calc, calcitonin, calcitonin/calcitonin-related polypeptide, alpha, calcitonin gene-related peptide 1, calcitonin gene-related peptide I, CGRP, CGRP-I, RATCAL6
Database Links
CAS Registry No. 11118-25-5 (Rn)
Ensembl Gene ENSRNOG00000011130 (Rn), ENSMUSG00000030669 (Mm)
Entrez Gene 12310 (Mm), 24241 (Rn)
GtoPdb PubChem SID 135651699
UniProtKB P01257 (Rn), P70160 (Mm)