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THYROID HORMONE SYNTHESIS

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THYROID HORMONE SYNTHESIS

1. Hypothalamus => TRH => anterior pituitary => TSH => thyroid => T4 + T3.
2. T4 => T3 } by deiodination in peripheral tissues.
3. T3 + T4 bind to TBG + albumin.
4. Free T4 + T3 are the active components.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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