thyrotroph

thyrotroph

 [thi´ro-trōf]
a type of basophil in the adenohypophysis that secretes thyrotropin.
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thy·ro·troph

(thī'rō-trof),
A cell in the anterior lobe of the pituitary that produces thyrotropin.
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thy·ro·troph

(thī'rō-trōf)
A cell in the anterior lobe of the pituitary that produces thyrotropin.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The lateral part of the pars distalis: pars distalis (PaD), acidophilic cell (AC), basophilic cell (BC), chromophobe cell (CC), sinusoid (Sin), somatotroph cell (SC), thyrotroph cell (TC), gonadotroph cell (GC), corticotroph cell (ACTHC).
Eighteen of 20 patients carried PROP1 mutations had gonadotroph and somatotroph deficiency at postpubertal age, while two patients had corticotroph, thyrotroph, and somatotroph deficiency at pubertal age.
The zebrafish light sensitivity is related to light induction of per2 and cry1a genes via D box-binding factor TEF (Thyrotroph Embryonic Factor) [39-41], a signaling pathway which has recently been receiving the researchers' attention [14, 19].
The largest changes were in a set of transcription factors strongly associated with day-night gene regulation in other animals, including cryptochromes, thyrotroph embryonic factor, and D site-binding protein.
Drosophila Pdp1 encodes a transcription factor highly homologous to the proline- and acidic amino acid-rich (PAR) subfamily of mammalian bZIP transcription factors, albumin D site-binding protein (DBP), hepatic leukemia factor (HLF), and thyrotroph embryonic factor (TEF).
Invasion is characteristic of thyrotroph adenomas, silent corticotroph adenomas, and the unusual plurihormonal silent subtype 3 adenomas.
This tight control depends on a negative feedback relationship at the level of the thyrotroph between TSH and thyroid hormone, which is logarithmic.
Mutations of the PROP1 primarily affects thyrotroph, lactotroph, gonadotroph, and somatotroph cells.
Impaired pituitary thyrotroph function in uncontrolled type 2 diabetes mellitus normalization on recovery.
The diminished thyroid hormone feedback on the pituitary thyrotroph leads to an increase in TSH secretion, stimulating the thyroid gland.