calcitonin (salmon)   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 6973

Abbreviated name: CT (salmon)
Synonyms: Miacalcin®
Approved drug
calcitonin (salmon) is an approved drug (FDA (1978))
Comment: A synthetic calcitonin receptor agonist. Salmon calcitonin has actions identical to calcitonins of mammalian origin, but its potency is greater and it is longer acting. The overall effect of calcitonin treatment is an increase in bone mass.
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Compound class Peptide or derivative
Approved drug? Yes (FDA (1978))
Synonyms Click here for help
Miacalcin®
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ChEMBL Ligand CHEMBL1201661
DrugBank Ligand DB00017
GtoPdb PubChem SID 178103552