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Triiodothyronine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Triiodothyronine
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.931.740.385
D12.125.072.050.767.741.894
Unique ID
D014284
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014284
Scope Note
A T3 thyroid hormone normally synthesized and secreted by the thyroid gland in much smaller quantities than thyroxine (T4). Most T3 is derived from peripheral monodeiodination of T4 at the 5' position of the outer ring of the iodothyronine nucleus. The hormone finally delivered and used by the tissues is mainly T3.
Entry Term(s)
3,3',5-Triiodothyronine
Cytomel
Liothyronine
Liothyronine Sodium
T3 Thyroid Hormone
Registry Number
06LU7C9H1V
Related Numbers
6893-02-3
GCA9VV7D2N
CAS Type 1 Name
L-Tyrosine, O-(4-hydroxy-3-iodophenyl)-3,5-diiodo-
NLM Classification #
WK 202
See Also
Receptors, Thyroid Hormone
Public MeSH Note
LIOTHYRONINE was heading 1963-66
Online Note
use TRIIODOTHYRONINE to search LIOTHYRONINE 1966
History Note
LIOTHYRONINE was heading 1963-66
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/02/28
Triiodothyronine Preferred
Liothyronine Narrower
Liothyronine Sodium Narrower
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