Description, History, and Calorigenic Activity of Iodothyronines

  • Inder J. Chopra
Part of the Monographs on Endocrinology book series (ENDOCRINOLOGY, volume 18)


Over the centuries, a sequence of events has led to the present knowledge of thyroid hormone physiology. Although not comprehensive, Table 1.1 provides an overview of the important milestones that have resulted in the present level of information and concepts.


Thyroid Hormone Thyroid Gland Basal Metabolic Rate Outer Ring Iodine Atom 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Inder J. Chopra
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  1. 1.Center for the Health SciencesUCLA School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA

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