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iodinane     iodide

Synonyms: Iodide, Iodide-127, Iodide ion, Iodide oil, Iodine ion, ...
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Disease relevance of iodine

  • The three modalities of treatment of thyrotoxicosis, antithyroid therapy (ATT), radio-iodine (I131) therapy and surgery are not cause-specific [1].

Gene context of iodine

  • This review discusses the controversies surrounding the potential role of pendrin in mediating apical iodide efflux into the lumen of thyroid follicles, and discusses its functional role in the kidney and the inner ear [2].


  1. Thyrotoxicosis--surgical management in the era of evidence-based medicine: experience in western India with 752 cases. Bhansali, S.K., Chandalia, H.B. Asian journal of surgery / Asian Surgical Association. (2002) [Pubmed]
  2. Pendred syndrome and iodide transport in the thyroid. Kopp, P., Pesce, L., Solis-S, J.C. Trends Endocrinol. Metab. (2008) [Pubmed]
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