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Tiratricol Properties


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Tiratricol is a thyroid hormone analogue. It is indicated in the management of thyroid hormone resistance syndrome and is used, in combination with levothyroxine, to suppress thyroid-stimulating hormone production in patients with thyroid cancer. It has been investigated for use in reducing goiter. It has also shown some effectiveness in reducing the atrophy caused when using corticosteroids.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 51-24-1
Density 2.466 g/cm3
EINECS Number 200-086-1
IUPAC Name [4-(4-Hydroxy-3-iodophenoxy)-3,5-diiodophenyl]acetic acid
InChI 1S/C14H9I3O4/c15-9-6-8(1-2-12(9)18)21-14-10(16)3-7(4-11(14)17)5-13(19)20/h1-4,6,18H,5H2,(H,19,20)
Molar Mass 621.932 g/mol
Molecular Formula C14H9I3O4
Synonyms Tiratricol;TRIAC;Triiodothyroacetic Acid;Benzeneacetic acid,4-(4-hydroxy-3-iodophenoxy)-3,5-diiodo-;3,3'5-Triiodothyroacetic Acid