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Calcimimetic Agents

"Calcimimetic Agents" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Calcimimetic Agents" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Calcimimetic Agents" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 7 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2013
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