Thyroid peroxidase

What is Thyroid peroxidase?

Thyroid peroxidase or thyroperoxidase (TPO) is an enzyme expressed mainly in the thyroid that liberates iodine for addition onto tyrosine residues on thyroglobulin for the production of thyroxine (T4) or tri iodothyronine (T3), the thyroid hormones.

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I had a blood test back in XXXXXXX of 2016 for urticaria and it been almost a year since my last episode which a bump appears then swelling appears...

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Thyroid peroxidase antibodies indicative of grave's disease or Hashimoto's thyroiditis

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if i have high peroxidase antibodies i understand that is hashimotos
i has my thyroid peroxidase abnormal
i also had my thyroid removed i also have...

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Hashimoto's thyroiditis

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A high anti thyroid peroxidase anybody levels indicate hashimoto's thyroiditis....

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What can you tell me about a test called an anti thyroid peroxidase test? My test result came back at 144, and noted that this was high. I am still...

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High antiThyroid Peroxidase antibodies indicate Hashimoto's disease!!!

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