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Iodine Contents of Normal Human Eye Tissues

Naturevolume 214pages491492 (1967) | Download Citation

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THE iodine content in normal human eye tissues is of interest not only because it gives knowledge of chemical parameters in the living organism but also because thyrotropic oculopathy is related to iodine metabolism. There have been no data available on the iodine content in the eye tissues, and we have therefore undertaken the present investigation.

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    Azevedo, M. L., and De Jorge, F. B., Ophthalmologica, 149, 43 (1965).

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  1. Department of Medicine and Department of Ophthalmology, University of São Paulo, Brazil

    • F. B. DE JORGE
    •  & N. KARA JOSÉ

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