thyroxine-binding globulin


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thy·rox·ine-bind·ing globulin

 (thī-rŏk′sēn′bīn′dĭng, -sĭn-)
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Thyroxine-binding globulin concentrations increase primarily because of decreased clearance resulting from increasing estrogen concentrations and an increase in urinary iodine excretion, particularly in the first trimester.
4] are then released into the bloodstream, where they are bound to serum proteins for transport, the major one being thyroxine-binding globulin (TBG), which has high affinity but low capacity for [T.
The thyroid hormones are >99% bound to thyroxine-binding globulin, thyroxine-binding prealbumin and albumin in plasma.
In serum, the majority of thyroxine circulates bound to high-concentration, low-affinity proteins, mostly albumin (ALB) and transthyretin, and to a low-concentration, high-affinity binding protein, namely thyroxine-binding globulin (TBG).
Thyroxine-binding globulin in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus infection: different implications in hepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma.
Most of the T4 and T3 travel around the blood attached to a protein called thyroxine-binding globulin (TBG).
Neonatal screening for congenital hypothyroidism based on thyroxine, thyrotropin, and thyroxine-binding globulin measurement: potentials and pitfalls.
In contrast to what is seen with the gel preparation, oral administration of estrogen may be associated with excess serum levels of estrone; increased levels of renin substrate, sex-hormone-binding globulin, cortisol-binding globulin, thyroxine-binding globulin, and growth hormone; alternations in coagulation factors; and changes in lipid profile.