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Parathyroid hormone

parathyroid hormone

(Science: hormone) A peptide hormone of 84 amino acids (9402 D). Stimulates osteoclasts to increase blood calcium levels, the opposite effect to calcitonin.

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Book recommendation for exam

... aquatic mammals and primates; endocrine glands and other hormone producing structures (pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pancreas, gonads) and their interrelationships. 18. Comparative functional ...

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by bertstare
Sun Oct 21, 2012 2:19 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Book recommendation for exam
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Re: Body's electrical current

... check to see if your Adrenal Cortex is Hyper-function and check your parathyroid hormone levels. These 2 apparently, cause you not to excrete Na+ and can result in the electrical ...

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by Fledgling
Sat Aug 04, 2012 5:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Body's electrical current
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Growth and Thyroid Hormone

1) Growth hormone and thyroid hormone both stimulate protein synthesis and osteoblast activity? My ... and osteoblast activity? 2) Also, I was mixing up the function of thyroid and parathyroid hormones. Does thyroid secrete calcitonin to lower blood levels and parathyroid ...

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by reyrey389
Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:26 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Growth and Thyroid Hormone
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Bone remodelling

... is both systemic and local. The major systemic regulators include parathyroid hormone (PTH), calcitriol, and other hormones such as growth hormone, glucocorticoids, thyroid ...

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by matrix23
Tue Aug 02, 2011 9:08 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Bone remodelling
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nails and large lunulae

... of a lunula can mean an under-active thyroid. The thyroid produces the hormone calcitonin, which plays a role in calcium homeostasis. Please read ... paragraph: Primarily calcium is regulated by the actions of Vitamin D, parathyroid hormone and calcitonin. The only real regulatory organ is the ...

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by jackson6612
Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:22 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: nails and large lunulae
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