Receptors, Calcitonin


Calcitonin Receptor

Calcitonin Receptors

Receptor, Calcitonin

Cell surface proteins that bind calcitonin and trigger intracellular changes which influence the behavior of cells. Calcitonin receptors outside the nervous system mediate the role of calcitonin in calcium homeostasis. The role of calcitonin receptors in the brain is not well understood.