Calcitonin (human)

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Description: Endogenous calcitonin agonist; inhibits bone resorption
Purity: ≥95% (HPLC)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity for Calcitonin (human)

Calcitonin (human) is an endogenous calcitonin receptor agonist. Lowers systemic blood calcium levels and inhibits bone resorption.

Technical Data for Calcitonin (human)

M. Wt 3417.87
Formula C151H226N40O45S3

(Modifications: Pro-32 = C-terminal amide, Disulfide bridge: 1-7)

Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥95% (HPLC)
CAS Number 21215-62-3
PubChem ID 122705992
Smiles [H]N[C@H]1CSSC[C@H](NC(=O)[C@@H](NC(=O)[C@H](CO)NC(=O)[C@H](CC(C)C)NC(=O)[C@H](CC(N)=O)NC(=O)CNC1=O)[C@@H](C)O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCSC)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(C)C)C(=O)NCC(=O)N[C@@H]([C@@H](C)O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC1=CC=C(O)C=C1)C(=O)N[C@@H]([C@@H](C)O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(N)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(O)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC1=CC=CC=C1)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(N)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCCCN)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC1=CC=CC=C1)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC1=CNC=N1)C(=O)N[C@@H]([C@@H](C)O)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC1=CC=CC=C1)C(=O)N1CCC[C@H]1C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(N)=O)C(=O)N[C@@H]([C@@H](C)O)C(=O)N[C@@H](C)C(=O)N[C@@H]([C@@H](C)CC)C(=O)NCC(=O)N[C@@H](C(C)C)C(=O)NCC(=O)N[C@@H](C)C(=O)N1CCC[C@H]1C(O)=O

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Solubility Data for Calcitonin (human)

Solubility Soluble to 2 mg/ml in water

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References for Calcitonin (human)

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Foster (1968) Calcitonin. A review of experimental and clinical investigations. Postgrad.Med.J. 44 411 PMID: 4871775

Bower and Hay (2016) Amylin structure-function relationships and receptor pharmacology: implications for amylin mimetic drug development. Br.J.Pharmacol. 173 1883 PMID: 27061187

Lee et al (2016) Calcitonin and amylin receptor peptide interaction mechanisms. J.Biol.Chem. 291 16416 PMID: 27474777

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