tetraiodothyronine


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hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells

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Colantuoni A, Marchiafava PL, Lapi D, Forini FS, Iervasi G (2005) Effects of tetraiodothyronine and triiodothyronine on hamster cheek pouch microcirculation.
Glucosinolates and their hydrolytic products are commonly referred to as goitrogens and presence of glucosinolates in the diets leads to hypothyroidism in animals, reducing the level of thyroid hormones and alters the ratio between triiodothyronine (T3) and tetraiodothyronine (T4) in blood (Bell et al.
The follicular cells produce thyroid hormones (triiodothyronine T3 and tetraiodothyronine T4) which have important effects on cell proliferation differentiation and migration as well as general growth and metabolism of embryos (Krees et al.
Las principales hormonas secretadas por la tiroides son la 3',5',3,5-L- tetraiodothyronine (T4) tambien llamada tiroxina, siendo la mas abundante la 3',5,3-L-triyodotironina (T3) la mas potente y activa 3',5',3-L-triyodotironina (1, 5, 8, 9) llamada triyodotironina Inversa (rT3) la cual tiende a incrementarse cuando ocurren enfermedades e insuficiente ingestion de alimento (7, 10) y la Calcitonina (1, 11), esta ultima es secretada por las celulas parafolaiculares de la glandula tiroides de los mamiferos, participando en la homeostasis esqueletica al normalizar las concentraciones de calcio en el plasma (12).
This gland secrets two major hormones, named Tetraiodothyronine or the same Thyroxine (T4) and Triiodothyronine (T3).