diiodotyrosine


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Related to diiodotyrosine: Monoiodotyrosine

di·i·o·do·ty·ro·sine (DIT),

(dī-ī'ō-dō-tī'rō-sēn),
An intermediate in the biosynthesis of thyroid hormone.

diiodotyrosine

/di·io·do·ty·ro·sine/ (di″i-o″do-ti´ro-sēn) an organic iodine-containing precursor of thyroxine, liberated from thyroglobulin by hydrolysis.

di·i·o·do·ty·ro·sine

(DIT) (dī-ī'ŏ-dō-tī'rō-sēn)
An intermediate in the biosynthesis of thyroid hormone.

di-iodotyrosine, diiodotyrosine

a step in the pathway to the formation of thyroglobulin in the thyroid gland. I2 conjugates with tyrosine to form compounds which are then coupled to form thyronines, the principal thyroid hormones.
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Each aliquot was placed in a 50-mL Teflon centrifuge tube containing 5 [micro]g of diiodotyrosine as a protective carrier substance, and an appropriate amount of thyroxine-[d.
After centrifugation of the tube for 10 min at 2000g, the upper ethyl acetate layer was transferred to another 50-mL Teflon tube containing 5 [micro]g of diiodotyrosine.
The nature of a thyroxine precursor formed in the synthesis of thyroxine from diiodotyrosine and its keto acid analog.