Results 1 - 6 of 6 for IODINE
  1. ... instructions for making a protein called sodium (Na)-iodide symporter or NIS. This protein transports iodide, a negatively charged version of iodine, into cells ...
  2. ... Thyroid peroxidase assists the chemical reaction that adds iodine to a protein called thyroglobulin, a critical step ... within the cell membrane. Without functional thyroid peroxidase, iodine taken up by the thyroid gland is not ...
  3. ... oxidase 2 gene responsible for congenital goiter and iodide organification defect. Clin Chem. 2006 Feb;52(2): ...
  4. ... protein transports negatively charged particles (ions), including chloride, iodide, and bicarbonate, across cell membranes. Pendrin is produced ... In the thyroid, pendrin is believed to transport iodide ions out of certain cells. Iodide is needed ...
  5. ... tissue in the lower neck. Thyroglobulin combines with iodine and is modified and broken down to release ... Thyroglobulin also serves as a protein storehouse for iodine and inactive thyroid hormone until these substances are ...
  6. ... functions. Among its functions, the thyroid gland produces iodine-containing hormones (thyroid hormones), which help regulate growth, ...