calcitonin gene-related peptide


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cal·ci·to·nin gene-re·lat·ed pep·tide (CGRP),

a second product transcribed from the calcitonin gene. CGRP is found in nervous and other tissues. It is a vasodilator that may participate in the cutaneous triple response.

cal·ci·to·nin gene-re·lat·ed pep·tide

(CGRP) (kal-si-tō'nin jēn-rĕ-lāt'ĕd pep'tīd)
A second product transcribed from the calcitonin gene. CGRP is found in a number of tissues including nervous tissue. It is a vasodilator that may participate in the cutaneous triple response.
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