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3,5,3'-tri·i·o·do·thy·ro·nine (TITh, T3),

A thyroid hormone normally synthesized in smaller quantities than thyroxine; present in blood and thyroid gland and exerts the same biologic effects as thyroxine but, on a molecular basis, is more potent and its onset is more rapid.
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These proteins are responsible for metabolizing and transporting thyroid hormones such as thyroxine (T4) and 3,5,3-triiodothyronine (T3) in the bloodstream.10-11 Hepatic proteins inaddition play an important role in thyroid hormone excretion and peripheral deiodonation.
Characteristics of 3,5,3-triiodothyronine (T3)-uptake system of tadpole red blood cells: effect of endocrine-disrupting chemicals on cellular T3 response.