Structural and functional aspects of thyroid peroxidase.

  title={Structural and functional aspects of thyroid peroxidase.},
  author={Jean Claude Ruf and Pierre Carayon},
  journal={Archives of biochemistry and biophysics},
  volume={445 2},
Thyroperoxidase (TPO) is the enzyme involved in thyroid hormone synthesis. Although many studies have been carried out on TPO since it was first identified as being the thyroid microsomal antigen involved in autoimmune thyroid disease, previous authors have focused more on the immunological than on the biochemical aspects of TPO during the last few years. Here, we review the latest contributions in the field of TPO research and provide a large reference list of original publications. Given this… CONTINUE READING

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