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What does HPTA stand for?

HPTA stands for Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Thyroid Axis

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They discuss such aspects as the ontogenesis and anatomy of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis, pediatric aspects of thyroid function and iodine, congenital hypothyroidism, resistance to thyroid hormone in childhood, differentiated thyroid carcinoma in pediatric age, and thyroid and trace elements in children and adolescents.
The proposal should focus on one or both of the following investigational areas: 1) Development of integrative, quantitative models of the function of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal or hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis with emphasis on the descriptions of the normal physiological processes and mechanisms of perturbation following exposure to xenobiotics (e.