Two DITs combine to form thyroxine

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R-HSA-209840
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Reaction [transition]
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Homo sapiens
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Thyroxine (T4) can be formed by the combination of two diiodotyrosines. The hormone thyrotropin can stimulate the production of T3 and T4.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
67547 Biosynthesis of thyroid hormone: basic and clinical aspects

Degroot, LJ, Niepomniszcze, H

Metabolism 1977
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peroxidase activity of TPO [plasma membrane]
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