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abbr.: DIT; 3,5‐diiodotyrosine; iodogorgoic acid, 3,5‐diiodo‐4‐hydroxyphenylalanine, 2‐amino‐3‐(3,5‐diiodo‐4‐hydroxyphenyl)propanoic acid. Residues of the l enantiomer, together with residues of the monoiodo compound, 3‐iodo‐l‐tyrosine, are formed by iodination of l‐tyrosine residues in thyroglobulin as precursors of thyroid hormones. See thyroperoxidase.


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