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iodination

 [i″o-dĭ-na´shun]
the incorporation or addition of iodine in a compound.
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Practical experiences with the synthesis of [[sup]11C] CH[sub]3I through gas phase iodination reaction using a TRACERlabFXC synthesis module.
While consolidating the present gains, salt iodination programmes must now be subjected to stringent review and monitoring.
Iodination of tyrosine residues on thyroglobulin ultimately produces T4 and T3.
Lithium effects thyroid function in many ways, first of all, lithium interferes with the iodination right at the beginning of the process and this is reversible.
KARACHI -- There is urgency to create public demand for "Iodized Salt" so as to streamline implementation of the law meant to streamline compulsory iodination of consumable salt in the province.
Note that the coomassie blue stained band in all lanes is BSA, a component of the buffer used to separate radioiodinated MGP from unincorporated iodine during iodination [6].
Iodination of the 4,4"-positions of the BPP to synthesize 2 was carried out as per our reported procedure [13,14].
Physicochemical properties were determined using the following methods: phenol-sulfuric acid test [13], a-naphthol reaction [14], iodination reaction [15], Fehling's test [16], carbazole reaction [17], Fe[Cl.sub.3] reaction [18], and Coomassie brilliant blue reaction [19].
At low [I.sup.-] concentrations, iodination of tyrosine residues is catalyzed by the enzyme [14].
[13.] Ren Q, Fan J, Zhang Z, Zheng X and GR Delong An environmental approach to correcting iodine deficiency: supplementing iodine in soil by iodination of irrigation water in remote areas.
The chemistry involved in thyroid hormone synthesis involves iodination of tyrosine residues within Tg, followed by intramolecular coupling of certain mono-iodinated, or diiodinated, tyrosines to form triiodothyronine (T3) or thyroxine (T4) (10).