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pro·in·su·lin

 (prō-ĭn′sə-lĭn)
n.
A single-chain polypeptide that is the precursor of insulin, converted into insulin by enzymatic action.

proinsulin

(prəʊˈɪnsjʊlɪn)
n
(Physiology) the naturally synthesized precursor to insulin
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Mercodia, based in Sweden, has teamed-up with Quansys Biosciences, based in the US, to launch the AKURIO Islet Hormones multiplex assay, which measures four of the most notable hormones in pancreatic research: glucagon, insulin, C‑peptide and proinsulin.
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In a world first, the peptide immunotherapy, an antigen-specific form of the treatment, works by leveraging proinsulin peptide fragments - a precursor form of insulin - to lessen adverse immune response.
Beside its classical role as the major regulator for calcium absorption, vitamin D mediates the activity of [beta]-cell calcium-dependent endopeptidases, promotes conversion of proinsulin to insulin and increases insulin output.
Abnormalities of proinsulin processing in functioning insulinomas: clinical implications.
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IGFs were given a name that reflects the structural relationship with proinsulin and show some affinity for insulin receptors.
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Measurement of serum pro-insulin like material: cross reactivity porcine and human proinsulin in the insulin radioimmunassay.