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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