The Thyroid Gland

  • Keith Mashiter
  • James B. Field


The prostaglandins affect many endocrine glands, including the thyroid, where control by the tropic hormone is exercised through specific adenylate cyclases. Thus many of the effects of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) are reproduced by exogenous prostaglandins.


Thyroid Stimulate Hormone Glucose Oxidation Medullary Carcinoma Thyroid Hormone Secretion Increase Glucose Oxidation 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Keith Mashiter
    • 1
  • James B. Field
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinical Research Unit and Department of MedicineUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburghUSA

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