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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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Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'

... that has been taking very high daily doses of the compound X would have which of the following blood profiles? a. above normal TSH: above-normal thyroxine b. above normal TSH: below-normal thyroxine c. below normal TSH: above-normal thyroxine d. below normal TSH: below-normal thyroxine e. normal ...

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by ScrimmSphere
Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'
Replies: 1
Views: 6885

Help please

Thanks guys just wondering if these are correct? Why are babies tested for thyroxine levels?  To measure the blood levels of thyroid hormone (T4) and TSH Why take extra iodine in the diet? Adequate levels of iodine ensure the proper functioning of the thyroid ...

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by Olympic
Sat Aug 11, 2012 12:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help please
Replies: 8
Views: 10003

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... get it from Mother's market and it tastes REALLY GREAT like any other cheese Does anyone have similar symptomps like mine !! and by the way, I use thyroxine 100 mg. since 2 years now May I suggest that someone can summarize general symptoms and general recommendations I have 36 pages to read :oops: ...

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by Rim
Mon Apr 16, 2012 5:16 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Does anyone know how to tell if a inhibitor is competitive or non competitive ? specifically thyroxine ??

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by WiNtErSuMmErAuTuM
Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:29 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Inhibitor
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Views: 1293

Help! Cutting the vagus nerve and force of contraction

If contractile strength is independent of muscle stretch and EDV ,but rather controlled by bloodborne chemicals (epinephrine, excess of Ca,thyroxine) which has little to do with the vagus (parasympathetic division) nerve, even if it's cut; then, yes, HR will increase, reflecting inherent rate ...

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by Vangeek
Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:29 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Help! Cutting the vagus nerve and force of contraction
Replies: 3
Views: 8701
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