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One of the Following Statements is Not True About Thyroxine. this is : (A) Thyroid Gland Requires Iron to Synthesise Thyroxine (B) It Regulates Carbohydrate, Protein and Fat Metabolism (C) Iodine is Essential for the Synthesis of Thyroxine (D) Thyroid Gland Can Enlarge Due to Lack of Thyroxine - CBSE Class 10 - Science

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One of the following statements is not true about thyroxine. This is :
(a) Thyroid gland requires iron to synthesise thyroxine
(b) It regulates carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism
(c) Iodine is essential for the synthesis of thyroxine
(d) Thyroid gland can enlarge due to lack of thyroxine

Solution

(a) thyroid gland requires iron to synthesise thyroxine.
Statement (a) is incorrect. Iodine is required for the synthesis of thyroxine hormone by the thyroid gland.

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 Lakhmir Singh Solution for Biology for Class 10 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 2: Control and Coordination
Q: 80 | Page no. 118

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Solution One of the Following Statements is Not True About Thyroxine. this is : (A) Thyroid Gland Requires Iron to Synthesise Thyroxine (B) It Regulates Carbohydrate, Protein and Fat Metabolism (C) Iodine is Essential for the Synthesis of Thyroxine (D) Thyroid Gland Can Enlarge Due to Lack of Thyroxine Concept: Hormones in Animals.
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