tyrosine iodinase

ty·ro·sine i·o·di·nase

a postulated enzyme in the thyroid catalyzing iodination of tyrosine, a reaction important in the eventual biosynthesis of thyroxine.
See also: peroxidase.
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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).
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