Letter | Published:

Iodine Contents of Normal Human Eye Tissues

Naturevolume 214pages491492 (1967) | Download Citation



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.

Access optionsAccess options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.


All prices are NET prices.


  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    Bird, R., and Jackson, D. J., Clin. Chem., 8, 389 (1962).

Download references

Author information


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

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


  1. Search for F. B. DE JORGE in:

  2. Search for N. KARA JOSÉ in:

About this article

Publication history

Issue Date




By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.