Calcitonin Receptor-Stimulating Peptide

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CRSP is a member of the calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) family and consists of a single intramolecular ring structure and amidated C-terminus, which are common to family members. More than three types of CRSPs are present in pigs, dogs, cattle, goats, sheep, and horses, but not in humans, rats or mice. Porcine CRSP-1 binds to calcitonin receptor to decrease food intake, plasma calcium level, and locomotion activity in rats. CRSP is the most recently identified peptide of the CGRP family; therefore, large parts of its biological functions remain unclear.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Hormones
Subtitle of host publicationComparative Endocrinology for Basic and Clinical Research
ISBN (Electronic)9780128010280
ISBN (Print)9780128010679
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2015


  • calcitonin receptor
  • cAMP
  • central nervous system
  • CGRP family

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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