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goitrogen

 [goi´tro-jen]
a goiter-producing agent.

goi·tro·gen

(goy'trō-jen),
Any substance that induces goiter (for example, cabbage, rapeseed).

goi·tro·gen

(goy'trō-jen)
Any substance that induces goiter (e.g., cabbage, rapeseed).
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This suggests that there might be other goitrogens or factors playing a role besides iodine deficiency that need to be explored.
Iodine metabolism in response to goitrogen induced altered thyroid status under conditions of moderate and high intake of iodine.
Bromate is a goitrogen, carcinogen, and a zombifying agent.
(1,2) The greater demand for iodine may be due to the goitrogen load in these subjects.
An additional group was administered the goitrogen PTU (6-n-propyl-2-thiouracil; Sigma-Aldrich Chemicals GmbH, Steinheim, Germany), which served as a reference control for TH effects.
Before the introduction of the toxic goitrogens, the thiocarbamide drugs, the Lugol solution was used extensively during the early and mid 1900s in medical practice for the treatment of hyperthyroidism and with good results.
Taking the benefits they give as healthy foods, that support digestive, skeletal, cardiovascular and immune function these goitrogen containing foods can be steamed, cooked or fermented to reduce goitrogen substances and vegetable can be rotated not eating same vegetables every day and above all enjoy them as a part of richly varied diet of wholesome food.
We previously showed that low maternal TH, produced experimentally by goitrogen treatment, can alter gene expression in the fetal cortex before the onset of fetal thyroid function (Dowling et al.
Medical iodophobia resulted in the removal of iodate from bread 20 years ago, replacing it with the goitrogen bromate.
Tobacco smoke contains several toxins such as thiocynate, 2,3 hydroxy pyridine, nicotine etc, several mechanisms by which smoking affects thyroid hormone levels are, thiocynate has been to be a potential goitrogen, thiocynate which has a half life of more than 6 days.
(31) Bromide is a goitrogen and interferes with iodide utilization by the thyroid gland, (32-34) and possibly by the mammary gland also.