calcitonin (salmon)   

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 6973

Abbreviated name: CT (salmon)
Synonyms: Miacalcin®
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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Selectivity at GPCRs
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Target Sp. Type Action Value Parameter Concentration range (M) Reference
AMY1 receptor Rn Agonist Full agonist 9.0 pKi - 2
pKi 9.0 [2]
AMY3 receptor Rn Agonist Full agonist 8.2 pKi - 2
pKi 8.2 [2]
CT receptor Hs Agonist Full agonist 7.6 – 11.1 pEC50 - 1,3-5
pEC50 7.6 – 11.1 [1,3-5]
Additional information and targets (data relate to human unless otherwise stated)
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