proinsulin


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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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Lys](UUU) produces aberrant translation of the lysine codon in proinsulin, which leads to the development of T2D symptoms, including reduced insulin secretion and impaired blood glucose control (4).
Much of proinsulin after cutting converts to insulin and pieces of protein in the Golgi body [7].
Insulin is derived from a larger single chain precursor protein, proinsulin (Steiner and Oyer, 1967) which contains 81 amino acids and three disulfide bonds.
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PPI is further metabolized to produce proinsulin, which is in turn cleaved to produce insulin.