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Management of Thyroid Cancer and Related Nodular Disease 2006th Edition

This book covers all aspects of thyroid cancer. Heavily illustrated and including pathology, thyroid and whole-body scans, ultrasounds and other nuclear medicine and radiological studies, the book addresses important issues that physicians should cover when dealing with their patients. The text is designed for physicians, endocrinologists, nuclear medicine physicians, general …

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Thyroid Hormone Synthesis

The first step in the synthesis of thyroid hormones is the organification of iodine.  Iodide is taken up, converted to iodine, and then condensed onto tyrosine residues which reside along the polypeptide backbone of a protein molecule called thyroglobulin.  This reaction results in either a mono-iodinated tyrosine (MIT) or di-iodinated …

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