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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Freed, "Rosiglitazone, but not glyburide, reduces circulating proinsulin and the proinsulin: insulin ratio in type 2 diabetes," The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, vol.
Lu, "Disproportionately elevated proinsulin levels as an early indicator of [beta]-cell dysfunction in nondiabetic offspring of Chinese diabetic patients," International Journal of Endocrinology, vol.
Thus, its deficiency leads to insufficient activation of several hormones including proinsulin, proopiomelanocortin, pro-thyrotropin-releasing hormone, pro-glucagon, and pro-gonadotropin-releasing hormone (1,2).
Other investigations including insulin, proinsulin, glucagon, cortisol, growth hormone, and hydroxybutyrate (a surrogate marker of starvation and inversely related to insulin secretion) are expectedly normal.
Interestingly, IL1 receptor antagonist (IL-1ra) treatment can significantly improve blood sugar, glycated hemoglobin, proinsulin, and insulin and pancreatic [beta] cell function in the diabetic mice induced by high-fat diet.
In the beginning of pregnancy, increasing hormone levels exert combined proinsulin and anabolic actions, while later during pregnancy, diabetogenic hormones influence glucose utilization, especially in third trimester, and increase insulin utilization by more than fourfold.
In stage 3, there is low adiponectin, high HOMA-IR, high insulin, elevated proinsulin, possibly high glucose, and high HgbA1C.
Association of adipocytokines (leptin, adiponectin, TNF-alpha, insulin and proinsulin) with diabetes.
Salem, NH, February 18, 2014 --(PR.com)-- ALPCO has launched their new STELLUX[TM] Chemiluminescent Human Intact Proinsulin ELISA, the latest assay to be launched in the company's STELLUX[TM] Chemiluminescent product line.
Rodrigo et al., "Anti-CD3 and nasal proinsulin combination therapy enhances remission from recentonset autoimmune diabetes by inducing Tregs," The Journal of Clinical Investigation, vol.
In pancreatic [beta]-cell-specific Cdkal1 knockout (KO) mice, the deficiency in m[s.sup.2] modification of [tRNA.sup.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).
Insulin, proinsulin, proinsulin: insulin ratio, and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus in women.