Thyroid-hormone metabolism in the kidney.

@article{Galton1959ThyroidhormoneMI,
  title={Thyroid-hormone metabolism in the kidney.},
  author={Valerie Anne Galton and Rosalind Pitt-Rivers},
  journal={The Biochemical journal},
  year={1959},
  volume={72 2},
  pages={
          314-8
        }
}
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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