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.


Iodine Proline Histidine Hypothyroidism Diphenyl 


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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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