calcitonin

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calcitonin

[kal·sə′tō·nən]
(biochemistry)
A polypeptide, calcium-regulating hormone produced by the ultimobranchial bodies in vertebrates. Also known as thyrocalcitonin.
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Miacalcic is a well-known international orthopedic salmon-calcitonin brand with the recognition from global medical professionals for the treatment of osteoporosis, prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis, treatment and prevention of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis, prevention of clinical fractures after hip fracture, and treatment of Paget's disease of bone.
Therefore, the Company believes that Miacalcic has great market potential and the transaction will present huge market opportunities for the Group.