Essays Tagged: "Parathyroid hormone"

Hypercalcemia effects and treatment for Palliative Care patient

the GI tract, and renal Ca excretion.When blood calcium decreases, calcium-sensing proteins in the parathyroid glands send signals resulting in the secretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH). PTH stimula ... lcium by increasing its reabsorption in the kidneys. When blood calcium rises to normal levels, the parathyroid glands stop secreting PTH and the kidneys begin to excrete any excess calcium in the uri ...

(6 pages) 2136 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Parathormone Report (What it is, the role in the body, disorders linked to it)

Parathormone (PTH) is a polypeptide of 84 amino acids that is produced and secreted by parathyroid chief cells. PTH regulates the concentration of calcium ions (Ca2+) in the blood, this i ... pposite. Low blood calcium concentrations are detected by calcium receptors in the membranes of the parathyroid glands. These receptors are of the G protein receptor family, activating this receptor l ...

(2 pages) 62 2 4.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

English Sentences

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative