thyroid-binding globulin


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thyroid-binding globulin

(thī′roid′bīn′dĭng)
n. Abbr. TBG
A glycoprotein to which thyroid hormone binds in the blood and from which it is released into tissue cells. Also called thyroxine-binding globulin.
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3,] cortisol, thyroid-binding globulin, total thyroxine, and insulin, whereas only thyroid-binding globulin differed by >10% for glass vs Vacuette tubes (Table 2).
Levels of thyroid-binding globulin (TBG) increase during pregnancy because of decreased clearance and increased estrogen effect on the liver.
The increase in thyroid-binding globulin in pregnancy causes a rise in total thyroxine and triiodothyronine.
3] uptake, thyroid-binding globulin (TBG), insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1, and IGF-binding globulin-3 (BP3).
Thus, thyroid-binding globulin (TBG) levels rose in cord blood with increased maternal PCB exposure.
4] are consistent with stimulatory and suppressive effects of estrogen and androgen on thyroid-binding globulin serum concentration (26).
All patients had normal concentrations of thyroid-binding globulin, a negative screen for familial dysalbuminemic hyperthyroxinemia, and no anti-[T.

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