Localization of human thyroxine absorption.

  title={Localization of human thyroxine absorption.},
  author={Marguerite T Hays},
  journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association},
  volume={1 3},
The distribution of intestinal absorption of 131I-labeled thyroxine (T4*) was studied in 4 normal subjects after oral and i.v. T4*, given in separate experimental sessions. In addition to collection of time-activity curves for plasma T4* from the two sessions, distribution and transport of T4* through the gut was quantified by external imaging. Time-activity curves were obtained for the stomach, duodenum, and upper jejunoileum. A multicompartmental model for systemic T4, with three distribution… CONTINUE READING


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