An autoradiography study of postoperatively labelled thyroid tissue and iodine storage

Samples of fresh thyroid tissue obtained from 15 patients undergoing thyroid surgery were incubated with iodine 125 in culture solution to which thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) had been added and then examined by autoradiography. The radioactivity registered actively during the 90-min incubation period was primarily found in the lumina of follicles. Even… (More)