Calcitonin is produced and released by the thyroid glands when there are high levels of calcium present in the blood. It is a 32 amino acid polypeptide hormone that is recognised as a regulator of calcium metabolism.
Useful information of how BNP immunoassay kits and now a useful marker in aiding the diagnosis and management of congestive heart failure.
An article about the benefits and limitiations of using saliva as a sample for analysis.
A detailed article discussing adipose tissue, adipocytes, adipokines and their link to obesity.
An inforgraphic comparing old and new methods that are available to diagnose diabetes.