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Chemical Calcimimetic Agents

Name Calcimimetic Agents
Equivalent Term Agents, Calcimimetic
Definition Small organic molecules that act as allosteric activators of the calcium sensing receptor (CaSR) in the PARATHYROID GLANDS and other tissues. They lower the threshold for CaSR activation by extracellular calcium ions and diminish PARATHYROID HORMONE (PTH) release from parathyroid cells.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D057966
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1. ChemicalsHormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hormone Antagonists Has associated genes Has associated diseases Calcimimetic Agents
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