|Thyroxine (Code C2302)|
|Terms & Properties|
Preferred Name: Thyroxine
Definition: A hormone synthesized and secreted by the thyroid gland containing four iodine atoms and is converted to triiodothyronine (T3) in the body, influencing metabolism and organ function.
NCI-GLOSS Definition: A hormone that is made by the thyroid gland and contains iodine. T4 increases the rate of chemical reactions in cells and helps control growth and development. T4 can also be made in the laboratory and is used to treat thyroid disorders.
NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0040165 (see NCI Metathesaurus info)
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|Semantic_Type||Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein|
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