05.05.2013 | 12:11 PM
Deiodinases & thyroid hormone homeostasis.
Thyroid hormone – an iodinated molecule synthesized and secreted by the thyroid gland – is distributed throughout the body to control embryonic development and other important process such as growth, metabolism, cardiovascular and muscle-skeleton systems, and cognitive function. Two forms of thyroid hormone exist, i.e. the precursor thyroxine or T4, which contains four atoms of […]