monoiodotyrosine


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mon·o·i·o·do·ty·ro·sine (MIT),

(mon'ō-ī-ō'dō-tī'rō-sēn),
An intermediate in thyroid hormone synthesis.

monoiodotyrosine

/mono·io·do·ty·ro·sine/ (-i-o″do-ti´ro-sēn) an iodinated amino acid intermediate in the synthesis of thyroxine and triiodothyronine.

monoiodotyrosine

[mon′ō·ī·ō′dōtī′rəsin]
an iodinated amino acid involved in the synthesis of thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3).

monoiodotyrosine

the first step in the production of thyroxine. Iodine trapped in the thyroid gland is conjugated with the tyrosine moiety of thyroglobulin; abbreviated MIT.
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