goitrogen


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any substance (such as thiouracil) that induces the formation of a goiter

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The Goitrogen 6-n-Propyl-2-Thiouracil (PTU) given during testis development increases sertoli and germ cell numbers per cyst in fish: the tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) model.
Contrary to the previous observations that smoking (both active and passive) is an important goitrogen (32), there was no difference in the incidence of active and passive smoking between goitrous children and controls in our study.
Australian goats detoxify goitrogen 3-hydroxy-4(1H)-pyridone (DHP) after rumen infusion from an Indonesian goat.
With the replacement of iodine in bread dough by the goitrogen bromine in the early 1980s, the average iodine intake was reduced below the RDA of 150 mcg and the rate of breast cancer increased to 1:8 (absorption of iodine from bread is much better than from iodized salt).
They first considered azodicarbonamide, but it was too toxic, so they settled for bromate, a goitrogen with carcinogenic and zombifying potentials.
Firstly, there are several anti-nutrition elements in full fat or dehulled soybean meal such as hemaglutinin, goitrogen and protease inhibitor that could inhibit the activity of trypsin and chymotrypsin (Dabrowski and Kozak, 1979).
Thiocyanate (SCN-), a major component of smoke, derived from hydrogen cyanide, a perchlorate like goitrogen is generated from cigarette smoke as a detoxifying product of cyanide.
Taking the benefits they give as healthy foods, that support digestive, skeletal, cardiovascular and immune function these goitrogen containing foods can be steamed, cooked or fermented to reduce goitrogen substances and vegetable can be rotated not eating same vegetables every day and above all enjoy them as a part of richly varied diet of wholesome food.
During the period when potassium iodate was used as a dough conditioner (1960-1980), and prior to the introduction of the goitrogen bromate as an alternative to iodate, (1) one slice of bread contained the full RDA for iodine.
Because PBDEs have the ability to interfere with thyroid hormone (TH) homeostasis, we included a reference group for TH-mediated effects by adding the goitrogen 6-n-propyl thiouracil (PTU) in the drinking water of pregnant females.
An even greater negative effect is realized if iodine deprivation is combined with goitrogen saturation, using the potent goitrogens bromide, fluoride, and perchlorate in the food and water supply.
Tobacco smoke contains several toxins such as thiocynate, 2,3 hydroxy pyridine, nicotine etc, several mechanisms by which smoking affects thyroid hormone levels are, thiocynate has been to be a potential goitrogen, thiocynate which has a half life of more than 6 days.
We previously showed that low maternal TH, produced experimentally by goitrogen treatment, can alter gene expression in the fetal cortex before the onset of fetal thyroid function (Dowling et al.