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New discoveries about novel thyroid hormones

The Kohrle group in Germany have started looking at the host of thyroid hormone-type substances in small amounts whose biochemical importance in the body is not known. This is an interesting paper showing that one of these has an effect on insulin secretion:

3-Iodothyronamine reduces insulin secretion in vitro via a mitochondrial mechanism

July 2017Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology

Ina Lehmphul at Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Ina Lehmphul

20.7Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Carolin Stephanie Höfig at Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Carolin Stephanie Höfig

29.72Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Josef Köhrle at Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Josef Köhrle

46.62Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

There no doubt will be quite a lot more of these minor chemicals that have their own effect on body working.

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A link to the paper (abstract only) :


And if you found that interesting, maybe this too:

General Commentary ARTICLE

Front. Endocrinol., 22 August 2017 |

Commentary: Torpor: The Rise and Fall of 3-Monoiodothyronamine from Brain to Gut—From Gut to Brain?

imageAnnunziatina Laurino and imageLaura Raimondi*


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