stanniocalcin
Glycoprotein hormone secreted by the corpuscle of Stannius, an endocrine gland in teleosts. Prevents hypercalcaemia and inhibits calcium uptake through gills. Mammalian homologues are reported.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • STC1 — Stanniocalcin 1, also known as STC1, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: STC1 stanniocalcin 1| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=6781| accessdate = ] PBB Summary section title =… …   Wikipedia

  • STC2 — Stanniocalcin 2, also known as STC2, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: STC2 stanniocalcin 2| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=8614| accessdate = ] PBB Summary section title =… …   Wikipedia

  • Hermann Stannius — Zeitgenössisches Porträt von Hermann Stannius als Professor der Universität Rostock (Porträtsammlung der Universität Rostock) Hermann Stannius (* 15. März 1808 in Hamburg; † 15. Januar 1883 in der Klinik Sachsenberg bei Schwerin[1]; vollständiger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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