The effect of enhanced iodine intake on growth and on the thyroid glands of normal and goitrous rats

Remington, R.E.; Remington, J.W.

J. Nutrition. 15: 539-545


DOI: 10.1093/jn/15.6.539
Accession: 013558691

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In healthy young rats, growth and utilization of food were not affected by increase in I intake by amounts ranging from 3 to 122 gamma per day. The I content of the thyroid glands seemed to be slightly increased although the weight and dry matter content were not appreciably affected.