thyromimetic

thyromimetic

 [thi″ro-mi-met´ik]
producing effects similar to those of thyroid hormones or the thyroid gland.
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i wsp.: Thyromimetic actions of tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) in steatotic FaO rat hepatoma cells.
Scientists have designed another potentially pharmacologically useful compound - GC-24 (4), a second-generation thyromimetic molecule that differs from GC-1 (3) in the 3' position of the second aromatic ring, where a benzyl group substitutes the isopropyl group (Figure 2).
Recently completed studies from the Neurotoxicology Laboratory and Pharmaceutical Research Institute have demonstrated that neurotoxic thyromimetic PCB induce angiogenesis through the [alpha]v[beta]3 integrin receptor.
Tiratricol (Triac), a substance that has weak thyromimetic effects, resulted in a case of documented hyperthyroidism secondary to its use.
He also highlighted two other investigational thyromimetic compounds with potent lipid-lowering properties: eprotirome and MB07811.
Ladenson said two phase II studies of the synthetic thyromimetic agent have been completed.
That's because thyroid hormone receptor-beta, while present mainly in the liver, is also widely distributed elsewhere in the body, including the pituitary, raising the possibility of systemic side effects even with selective thyromimetic agonist therapy, according to Dr.
Ladenson said that two phase II investigations of the synthetic thyromimetic agent have been completed.
Tumors and foci induced by peroxisome proliferators have been suggested to have a phenotype of increased mitochondrial proliferation and mitochondrial enzymes (thyromimetic rather than insulinomimetic) (Keshava and Caldwell 2006).