"Methimazole" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A thioureylene antithyroid agent that inhibits the formation of thyroid hormones by interfering with the incorporation of iodine into tyrosyl residues of thyroglobulin. This is done by interfering with the oxidation of iodide ion and iodotyrosyl groups through inhibition of the peroxidase enzyme.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Methimazole" by people in Profiles.
Inhibition of thyroid hormone receptor locally in the retina is a therapeutic strategy for retinal degeneration. FASEB J. 2017 08; 31(8):3425-3438.
Suppressing thyroid hormone signaling preserves cone photoreceptors in mouse models of retinal degeneration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Mar 04; 111(9):3602-7.