Calcium Level in the Blood

Calcium Level in the Blood - c) Results: Stimulates calcium...

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AP Biology Calcium Level in the Blood - The calcium (Ca 2+ ) level in the blood is controlled by the parathyroid glands (located in the surface of thyroid) and thyroid glands - Two main peptide hormones are involved: Calcitonin from thyroid and PTH (Parathyroid hormones) from parathyroid 1) If the calcium level in the blood is high, a) Stimulus: the body will tend to lower the calcium level in the blood b) Hormonal Response: calcitonin is released from thyroid glands
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Unformatted text preview: c) Results: Stimulates calcium deposition and reduces calcium uptake in the blood 2) If the sugar level in the blood is low a) Stimulus: the body will tend to increase the calcium level in the blood b) Hormonal Response: PTH is released from parathyroid glands c) Results: stimulates calcium ions in the kidney and stimulates calcium ions released from bones...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2012 for the course ZOOLOGY 152 taught by Professor Stephengammie during the Fall '11 term at Wisconsin.

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