Why miacalcin protein exist in salmon fish?

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Miacalcin is real, we it all the time...but why does this protein exist in salmon fish?

Sep 7th, 2015

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"Calcitonin is a polypeptide hormone secreted by the parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland in mammals and by the ultimobranchial gland of birds and fish.

Miacalcin (calcitonin-salmon) injection, synthetic is a synthetic polypeptide of 32 amino acids in the same linear sequence that is found in calcitonin of salmon origin " according to the website http://www.drugs.com/pro/miacalcin.html.



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