calcitonin binding

id: GO:0032841
name: calcitonin binding
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Interacting selectively and non-covalently with calcitonin, a peptide hormone responsible for reducing serum calcium levels by inhibiting osteoclastic bone reabsorption and promoting renal calcium excretion. It is synthesized and released by the C cells of the thyroid.

Parent Functions

GO:0017046peptide hormone binding