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Thyroocetic acid figure 6-13 (A) Deiodination of thyroxine and its further metabolism (in brackets). (B) Metabolism of the thyroxine side chain. The metabolites have not been identified by in vivo studies. [Modified with permission from Figs. 28-2 and 28-3 in Pittman, C. S. (1979). Hormone metabolism. In "Endocrinology" (L. J. DeGroot, G. F. Cahill, L. Martini, D. H. Nelson, W. D. Odell, J. T. Potts, Jr., E. Steinberger, and A. I. Winegrad, eds.), Vol. 1, p. 367. Grune & Stratton, New York].

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