parathyroid gland | definition

gland located on the surface of the thyroid that produces parathyroid hormone


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Clark, M., Douglas, M., Choi, J. Biology 2e. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Access for free at: https://openstax.org/details/books/biology-2e

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Research Article: Risk-factors for nodular hyperplasia of parathyroid glands in sHPT patients

Date Published: October 17, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Mark D. Jäger, Michaela Serttas, Jan Beneke, Jörg A. Müller, Harald Schrem, Alexander Kaltenborn, Wolf Ramackers, Bastian P. Ringe, Jill Gwiasda, Wolfgang Tränkenschuh, Jürgen Klempnauer, Georg F. W. Scheumann, Abelardo I. Aguilera. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0186093 Abstract: Nodular hyperplasia of parathyroid glands (PG) is the most probable … Continue reading

Research Article: Risk-factors for nodular hyperplasia of parathyroid glands in sHPT patients

Date Published: October 17, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Mark D. Jäger, Michaela Serttas, Jan Beneke, Jörg A. Müller, Harald Schrem, Alexander Kaltenborn, Wolf Ramackers, Bastian P. Ringe, Jill Gwiasda, Wolfgang Tränkenschuh, Jürgen Klempnauer, Georg F. W. Scheumann, Abelardo I. Aguilera. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0186093 Abstract: Nodular hyperplasia of parathyroid glands (PG) is the most probable … Continue reading

Research Article: The effectiveness of parathyroid gland autotransplantation in preserving parathyroid function during thyroid surgery for thyroid neoplasms: A meta-analysis

Date Published: August 14, 2019 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Bin Wang, Chun-Rong Zhu, Hong Liu, Jian Wu, Biniam Kidane. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0221173 Abstract: We conducted this meta-analysis to assess the effectiveness of parathyroid gland autotransplantation in preserving parathyroid function during thyroid surgery for thyroid neoplasms. We conducted a search by using PubMed, Embase, and the … Continue reading

Research Article: Parathyroid Hormone-Related Protein Is Not Required for Normal Ductal or Alveolar Development in the Post-Natal Mammary Gland

Date Published: November 8, 2011 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Kata Boras-Granic, Joshua VanHouten, Minoti Hiremath, John Wysolmerski, Yi Li. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0027278 Abstract: PTHrP is necessary for the formation of the embryonic mammary gland and, in its absence, the embryonic mammary bud fails to form the neonatal duct system. In addition, PTHrP is produced by the … Continue reading

Research Article: Gcm2 regulates the maintenance of parathyroid cells in adult mice

Date Published: January 24, 2019 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Taku Yamada, Norifumi Tatsumi, Akane Anraku, Hideaki Suzuki, Sahoko Kamejima, Taketo Uchiyama, Ichiro Ohkido, Takashi Yokoo, Masataka Okabe, Dengshun Miao. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0210662 Abstract: Glial cells missing homolog 2 (GCM2), a zinc finger-type transcription factor, is essential for the development of parathyroid glands. It is considered … Continue reading

Structures of the Endocrine System

OpenStax Anatomy and Physiology The endocrine system consists of cells, tissues, and organs that secrete hormones as a primary or secondary function. The endocrine gland is the major player in this system. The primary function of these ductless glands is to secrete their hormones directly into the surrounding fluid. The interstitial fluid and the blood … Continue reading

Research Article: Effects of Dietary Phosphate on Adynamic Bone Disease in Rats with Chronic Kidney Disease – Role of Sclerostin?

Date Published: November 13, 2013 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Juliana C. Ferreira, Guaraciaba O. Ferrari, Katia R. Neves, Raquel T. Cavallari, Wagner V. Dominguez, Luciene M. dos Reis, Fabiana G. Graciolli, Elizabeth C. Oliveira, Shiguang Liu, Yves Sabbagh, Vanda Jorgetti, Susan Schiavi, Rosa M. A. Moysés, Daniele Cusi. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0079721 Abstract: High phosphate intake … Continue reading

Research Article: Reduced Expression of the Extracellular Calcium-Sensing Receptor (CaSR) Is Associated with Activation of the Renin-Angiotensin System (RAS) to Promote Vascular Remodeling in the Pathogenesis of Essential Hypertension

Date Published: July 8, 2016 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Yuan-yuan Qu, Jing Hui, La-mei Wang, Na Tang, Hua Zhong, Yong-min Liu, Zhen Li, Qian Feng, Fang He, Luis Eduardo M Quintas. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0157456 Abstract: The proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs), remodeling of the vasculature, and the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) play important roles … Continue reading

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