Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 3 December 2015, last major update June 2013

Copyright: (c) 2002-2015,, Inc.

Cite this page: Thyroglobulin. website. Accessed January 20th, 2017.
Definition / General
  • Large glycoprotein (MW 670K) produced by thyroid follicular cells; later iodinated to form T3 and T4
  • Specific marker of thyroid differentiation
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Thyroid gland signet ring follicular adenoma is thyroglobulin+