thyroglobulin


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thy·ro·glob·u·lin

 (thī′rō-glŏb′yə-lĭn)
n.
1. A thyroid protein that assists in the synthesis of the iodine-containing hormones thyroxine and triiodothyronine and is typically present in the colloid of thyroid gland follicles.
2. A substance extracted from the thyroid glands of hogs, formerly used as a thyroid hormone supplement to treat hypothyroidism.
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thyroglobulin

(ˌθaɪrəʊˈɡlɒbjʊlɪn)
n
(Biology) a protein which is found in the thyroid gland and which contains iodine
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Noun1.thyroglobulin - an iodine containing protein that is obtained from the thyroid gland and exhibits the general properties of the globulins
iodinated protein, iodoprotein - a protein that contains iodine
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thy·ro·glob·u·lin

[MIM*188450]
n. tiroglobulina.
1. iodina que contiene glicoproteína secretada por la tiroides;
2. sustancia que se obtiene de tiroides porcinas y se administra como suplemento en el tratamiento de hipertiroidismo;
___ antibodyanticuerpo de ___.
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thyroglobulin

n tiroglobulina
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References in periodicals archive ?
For anti-thyroglobulin antibody (TG); For anti thyroglobulin; The normal range anti bodies considered normal if Antibody titer less than 80IU/ml, border line if (80-100) IU/ml and Positive if antibody titer is more than 100IU/ml.
Nevertheless, thyroglobulin levels can be measured in the cystic fluid content obtained with FNAB and metastatic thyroid carcinomas can be identified by these levels.
Immunocytochemical staining with thyroglobulin and TTF-1 combined with melanocytic markers, for example MARTI (melanoma antigen recognized by T cells 1), HMB-45 (human melanoma black 45) (Figure 3, D), S-100 protein, and microphthalmia transcription factor (MITF), can be useful in these cases.
Thyroid hormone plasma levels and thyroglobulin level of the patient were normal, however anti-thyroglobulin level was > 500 U/mL (0-60 U/mL).
Based on these features and diffuse positive immunostaining for TTF-1 and Napsin A, and negative staining for Thyroglobulin, a diagnosis of primary pulmonary papillary adenocarcinoma was confirmed.
Genes for human leukocyte antigen, cytotoxic T lymphocyte antigen-4, protein tyrosine phosphatase nonreceptor-type 22, thyroglobulin, vitamin D receptor, and cytokines are considered to be of utmost importance.
At this time, the serum thyroglobulin level was 290 ng/mL (immunometric assay) and antithyroglobulin antibody level was 8.07 U/mL (quimioluminescence assay).
Schneider, "Clinical evaluation of tumor characteristics predisposing serum thyroglobulin to be undetectable in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer," Cancer, vol.
(b) Thyroglobulin: neoplastic cells in the calcaneus lesion expressing thyroglobulin (thyroglobulin immunostains, x200).
The significantly altered architectural and cytological features, in addition to significant mitotic activity and localised loss of expression of thyroglobulin, suggest that a component of this lesion has acquired potentially aggressive biological potential although under strict application of Turin consensus lack of capsular or venous invasion may preclude this diagnosis.