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Visualizing the Synthesis of Thyroid Hormones

Visualizing the Synthesis of Thyroid Hormones

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 ...

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Camille Freeman
Camille Freeman (Faculty)
8 years ago

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
Jim Bidlack
Jim Bidlack (Faculty)
9 years ago

This is a great site for learning about thyroid hormones.

Time spent reviewing site: About 20 minutes
Aftab Merchant
Aftab Merchant (Faculty)
9 years ago

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

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