diiodotyrosine


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Related to diiodotyrosine: Monoiodotyrosine

di`i`o`do`tyr´o`sine


n.1.(Chem., Med.) a chemical substance consisting of tyrosine with two hydrogen atoms on the benzene ring replaced by iodine atoms.
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Thyroglobulin contains 140 tyrosine residues and serves as the matrix to which reactive iodine is attached to form monoiodotyrosine (MIT) and diiodotyrosine (DIT).
Thyroid peroxidase first oxidizes iodide to iodine and then iodinates tyrosines on thyroglobulin to produce monoiodotyrosine and diiodotyrosine.
Inhibiting effect of inorganic iodide on the formation in vitro of thyropine and diiodotyrosine by surviving thyroid tissue.