Results for: Thyroxine

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Why thyroxine promotes gluconeogenesis?

Thyroxine upregulates catecholamine receptors which is equivalent to increasing sympathetic tonus and thus directly contributing to increased gluconeogenesis.

What happens if you have no thyroxine?

  If you miss a thyroxine med medication you can get muscle serious muscle cramps and severe coldness to the bone and feel like your entire body seizes, no energy, add to (MORE)
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Is thyroxine and T4 the same thing?

Yes. The thyroid makes mostly T4 (thyroxine) but also T3 (triiodothyronine). T3 is the active form--T4 circulates in the blood before being activated to T3 by body cells.
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