thyronine


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thy·ro·nine

(thī'rō-nēn, -nin),
An amino acid with a diphenyl ether group in the side chain; occurs in proteins only in the form of iodinated derivatives (iodothyronines), such as thyroxine.
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thy·ro·nine

(thī'rō-nēn)
An amino acid with a diphenyl ether group in the side chain; occurs in proteins only in the form of iodinated derivatives (iodothyronines), such as thyroxine.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Copper is necessary for the enzymes that form thyronine from tyrosine and is essential for the oxidation of iodine for formation of thyroxin from thyronine (iodine peroxidase, tyrosine iodinase, thyroid peroxidase, and many proteinases (names may vary; many papers in development).
The introduction of serum triiodo thyronine (T3) and thyroid stimulating Hormone (TSH) radioimmunoassays has increased the sensitivity and specificity of thyroid function test.
In trial 1, the plasma concentrations of [T.sub.3] and [T.sub.3] to thyronine ratio ([T.sub.3]/[T.sub.4]) were significantly increased by [T.sub.3] injection.
2001), and thyroid hormone-like HO-PBDE congeners have been shown to bind competitively with human transthyretin (TTR), a transport protein for the thyroid hormones, thyroxine and thyronine (Meerts et al.