Propylthiouracil

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Description

Synonym: PTU

Inhibits metamorphosis via thyroid hormone signaling.

"5-Propyl-2-thiouracil (PTU) is used to induce and study mechanisms of hypothyroidism at the levels of thyroid hormone biosynthesis and gene regulation."

  • -Sigma Product Description
propylthiouracil structure, photo from PubChem

Genes Affected

maybe THRA

Suppliers

Usage Notes

References

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