Ana Luiza Turchetti Maia

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The single-nucleotide polymorphism A/G in the type 2 deiodinase (D2) gene predicts a threonine (Thr) to alanine (Ala) substitution at codon 92 (D2 Thr92Ala) and is associated with insulin resistance(More)
Nonthyroidal illness syndrome (NTIS) is a state of low serum 3,5,3' triiodothyronine (T₃) that occurs in chronically ill patients; the degree of reduction in T₃ is associated with overall prognosis(More)
Thyroid hormone affects multiple aspects of bone metabolism, but little is known about thyroid hormone deiodination in bone cells except that cultures of skeletal cells and bone organ express types 1(More)
OBJECTIVE Type I iodothyronine deiodinase (D1) catalyses the 5' monodeiodination of T4 and is highly expressed in normal human thyroid gland. We have investigated D1 expression in a series of benign(More)