Visualizing the Synthesis of Thyroid Hormones
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Visualizing the Synthesis of Thyroid Hormones

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Thyroid hormone synthesis is a complex process involving both intracellular and extracellular components.  This video utilizes custom-designed animations and ADA-compliant closed captioning to helps students gain knowledge of this challenging topic.  The video was designed to help students visualize the steps in thyroid hormone synthesis, including: 1.Iodide trapping  2.Oxidation of iodide  3.Synthesis of thyroglobulin  4.Iodination of tyrosine  5.Conjugation of T1 and T2  6.Endocytosis and... More
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: June 04, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 06, 2014
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Submitter: Cynthia Miller
Keywords: synthesis, thyroid, hormone

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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
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Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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Avatar for Camille Freeman
36 weeks ago

Camille Freeman (Faculty)

This animation provides a nice overview of thyroid hormone synthesis. It's slow enough for students to take notes - great for beginners and those who prefer to envision the process rather than read about it. I appreciated that each step was also explained in writing at the bottom of the screen. 

Time spent reviewing site: 10 min

Avatar for Jim Bidlack
1 year ago

Jim Bidlack (Faculty)

This is a great site for learning about thyroid hormones.

Time spent reviewing site: About 20 minutes

Avatar for Aftab Merchant
1 year ago

Aftab Merchant (Faculty)

Excellent presentation. Very simple way for the students to learn the material.

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Flash required.