thyrotropin blocking antibody
thyrotropin blocking antibodyAn autoantibody produced in thyroid autoimmune disease that blocks TSH activity; it is bioassayed based on its ability to block TSH on cAMP ↑ in Atrophic thyroiditis, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, transient congenital hypothyroidism. See Thyroid autoimmune disease.
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