goitrin

goitrin

/goi·trin/ (goi´trin) a goitrogenic substance isolated from rutabagas and turnips.

goitrin

the goitrogen produced by ruminal degradation of the glucosinolates in Brassica spp. plants. It prevents the organification of iodine by the thyroid.
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Los niveles sericos de T4 se ven disminuidos por una restriccion en la alimentacion (2, 36) y el consumo de sustancias que interfieren en el metabolismo de las HT como el goitrin, los glucosinolatos y sus derivados (los tiocinatos) (1, 6, 64, 65), asi como la mimosina (66).
Skeletal muscle goitrin concentration and organ weights in growing pigs fed diets containing rapeseed meal.
Not only thiocyanate but also its precursors such as goitrin and isothiocyanates have potent antithyroidal/anti-thyroid peroxidase activity (27) and thus iodine supplementation at the present level fails to prevent this condition.
Table 1 Some Examples of Interferences with Iodine Uptake and Utilization A) Cellular Uptake Inhibitors (1) * Perchlorate * Fluoride * Bromide * Thiocyanate B) Cellular Utilization Inhibitors 1) TPO inhibitors (1) * Thionamides (Antithyroid drugs) * Goitrin * Bromide * Thiocyanate 2) Decreased [H.