Definition of Proinsulin

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A polypeptide that is the prohormone precursor of insulin ¹



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Definition of Proinsulin

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proinsulin

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prohormones
proign
proigned
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proin
proindustrial
proine
proined
proines
proinflamation
proinflammatory
proining
proins
proinsulin (current term)
proinsulins
project
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Literary usage of Proinsulin

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1. Diabetes in America by Ronald Aubert (1996)
"METABOLIC EPIPHENOMENA • proinsulin The association between hyperinsulinemia and NIDDM risk may theoretically be secondary to an association with proinsulin ..."

2. Fluoride in Drinking Water: A Scientific Review of EPA's Standards by Committee on Fluoride in Drinking Water, National Research Council (2006)
"(1993) could not distinguish between insulin and proinsulin, and the authors suggested that the observed increases in both IRI and serum glucose indicate ..."

3. In the Matter of Certain Recombinantly Produced Human Growth Hormones by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"Thus, for example, Villa-Komaroff et al obtained cDNA for rat proinsulin which lacked codons ... Villa-Komaroff, supra (rat proinsulin); PH Seeburg et. al. ..."

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