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Thyroid Gland and Thyroid Hormones - Part 9
The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland whose hormone products perform many important functions. Test your basic knowledge of the thyroid gland, its hormone products, and the effect of these hormones on target tissues by taking this simple quiz.
(1)   For the Na+/iodide cotransporter (also known as the Na+/iodide symporter or NIS) of the thyroid gland, the Na+ : iodide transport coupling ratio (i.e., stoichiometry) is:
(2)   The Na+/iodide cotransporter (also known as the Na+/iodide symporter or NIS) is an active transporter.
(3)   The Na+/iodide cotransporter (also known as the Na+/iodide symporter or NIS) is a secondary active transporter.
(4)   The Na+/iodide cotransporter (also known as the Na+/iodide symporter or NIS) is a primary active transporter.
(5)   The Na+/iodide cotransporter (also known as the Na+/iodide symporter or NIS) is an electrogenic transporter.
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Posted: Thursday, January 22, 2015
Last updated: Thursday, January 22, 2015