Chemistry of thyroid gland

Histochemistry
Histochemistry of thyroid gland
The thyroid gland contains

Thyroxine, triiodotyronine, katacalcin and calcitonin

It is possible to demonstrate APUD cells which produce calcitonin and katacalcin from follicular cells which produce thyroxine and triiodotyronine.

Biochemistry

The following hormones are found in the thyroid gland

Thyroxine, triiodotyronine, katacalcin and calcitonin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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