Thyroid-hormone metabolism in the kidney.

  title={Thyroid-hormone metabolism in the kidney.},
  author={Valerie Anne Galton and Rosalind Pitt-Rivers},
  journal={The Biochemical journal},
  volume={72 2},
Present knowledge of the metabolism of the thyroid hormones in the kidney is confined mainly to information obtained from experiments with 231I-labelled thyroxine and tri-iodothyronine. Gross & Leblond (1951 a) found that after the administration of ['31I]thyroxine to rats or mice, the kidney concentrated radioactivity from the blood. Subsequent chromatographic analysis of butanol extracts of kidney revealed the presence of at least four 'III-labelled compounds: thyroxine, tri-iodothyronine… CONTINUE READING


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