Medical Definition of A chain

1. A polypeptide component of insulin containing 21 amino acyl residues, beginning with a glycyl residue (NH2-terminus); insulin is formed by the linkage of an A chain to a B chain by two disulfide bonds; the amino-acid composition of the A chain is a function of species. Synonym: glycyl chain. In general, one of the polypeptides in a multiprotein complex. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of A Chain

AYBABTU
AYH
AYN
AZ
AZERTY
AZN
AZT
AZUR
A & E
A & R
A 1
A and M
A bands
A batteries
A battery
A chain
A cup
A cups
A disks
A fibres
A game
A games
A horizon
A layer
A levels
A list
A major
A minor
A minus

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