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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3]), diiodothyronine, monoiodotyrosine, and tyrosine] was determined by running serial dilutions in the two thyroid hormone RIAs.
Thyroid peroxidase first oxidizes iodide to iodine and then iodinates tyrosines on thyroglobulin to produce monoiodotyrosine and diiodotyrosine.