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Hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells; thyroxine is 65% iodine.

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How radioactive iodine causes cancer

... since the thyroid gland cannot distinguish between stable (regular) iodine and radioactive iodine. The iodine is combined with amino acids to form thyroxin. Iodine -131 taken into the body will decay in the body rather than being excreted, since it has a short half-life. In the thyroid gland, radioactive ...

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by Anna55
Sat Oct 15, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How radioactive iodine causes cancer
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Urgent: info ELISA/EIA kit

Hello, I need ELISA/EIA kit to detect triiodothyronin (T3) level and the other one for thyroxin (T4) level of mouse and rat . It is easy to get ones for human, but so far I found difficulties to found the ones for mouse and rat. Hopefully I would get clue from you ...

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by DoctorStein
Mon Aug 25, 2008 6:49 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Urgent: info ELISA/EIA kit
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Content of Human Blood?

Yes, iod helps us to avoid goiter by synthesize adequate thyroxin. But in this case, we need pure NaCl to make the physiological saline :wink:

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Aug 02, 2005 5:44 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Content of Human Blood?
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