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.