goitrogen


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goitrogen

(ˈɡɔɪtrədʒən)
n
(Pathology) pathol a substance that causes the formation of goitre
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Noun1.goitrogen - any substance (such as thiouracil) that induces the formation of a goiter
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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Negative Influences Preventing Conversion of T4 to T3: Factors influencing the conversion of T4 to T3 include advanced age, excessive goitrogen consumption, gluten sensitivity, infectious disease, adrenal insufficiency, iodine deficiency, stress, medications, chemotherapy or radiation exposure, toxin exposure, extreme exercise, inflammation, low iron, and low testosterone.
Effects of exogenous triiodothyronine (T3) and a goitrogen, methylthiouracil (MTU), on thyroid gland function sheep.
The goitrogen 6-n-propyl-2-thiouracil (PTU) given during testis development increase sertoli germ cell numbers per cyst in fish: the tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) model.
Induction of increased testis growth and sperm production in adult rats by neonatal administration of the goitrogen propylthiouracil (PTU): the critical period.
Thiocyanate has also been implicated as a goitrogen, as shown in a previous study from India (5).
The goitrogen 3-hydroxy-4(1H)-pyridone, a ruminal metabolite from Leucaena leucocepha: effects in mice and rats.
Mimosine in Leucaena leucocephala is metabolized to a goitrogen in ruminants.
However, goitrogen administration had reduced the growth rate in chicken (Rosebrough and McMurtry, 2003) and anti-thyroid axes administration resulted in decreased circulating IGF-I levels and hepatic IGF-I mRNA restorable by T4 administration (Tsukadaet al.
This condition was caused by deficient supply of iodine or ingestion of goitrogen during pregnancy.
Growth rate is reduced in chicken following goitrogen administration (Rosebrough and McMurtry, 2003).
The amount of thiocyanate in the urine is also a good indicator for the presence of goitrogen in foods (25).