Calcitonin is synthesized and released from the parafollicular ā€˜Cā€™ cells of the thyroid gland and both the processes are under the control of plasma levels of calcaemia. Hypercalcaemia stimulates the synthesis and release of calcitonin. Besides, the release of calcitonin is also stimulated by several compounds such as glucagon, prolactin,… Continue Reading Calcitonin