Chapter 8. Structure-Function Relations of the Thyrotropin Receptor

  1. David Evered and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. B. Rees Smith and
  2. P. R. Buckland

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720721.ch8

Ciba Foundation Symposium 90 - Receptors, Antibodies and Disease

Ciba Foundation Symposium 90 - Receptors, Antibodies and Disease

How to Cite

Smith, B. R. and Buckland, P. R. (2008) Structure-Function Relations of the Thyrotropin Receptor, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 90 - Receptors, Antibodies and Disease (eds D. Evered and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720721.ch8

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, Welsh National School of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF44XN, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1982

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272796542

Online ISBN: 9780470720721

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Keywords:

  • structure-function relations;
  • thyroid-stimulating hormone;
  • thyrotropin receptor;
  • glycoprotein;
  • antibody-receptor binding

Summary

This Chapter Contains Section Title:

  • The TSH Receptor

  • Autoantibodies Which Interact With the TSH Receptor

  • Thyroid Stimulation and TSH Receptor Antibodies

  • Biochemical Characteristics of TSH Receptor Antibodies

  • Thyroid Function in Graves' disease and TSH Receptor Antibodies

  • Synthesis of TSH Receptor Antibodies by Lymphocytes Localized in the Thyroid

  • Reference

  • Discussion

  • Reference