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PubChem Substance
Name: Insulin
PubChem Substance ID: 167424
Description: A 51-amino acid pancreatic hormone that plays a major role in the regulation of glucose metabolism, directly by suppressing endogenous glucose production (GLYCOGENOLYSIS; GLUCONEOGENESIS) and indirectly by suppressing GLUCAGON secretion and LIPOLYSIS. Native insulin is a globular protein comprised of a zinc-coordinated hexamer. Each insulin monomer containing two chains, A (21 residues) and B (30 residues), linked by two disulfide bonds. Insulin is used as a drug to control insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (DIABETES MELLITUS, TYPE 1).
9045-67-4; 9045-65-2; 9045-66-3; Exubera; 69090-47-7; CCRIS 5464; Inyectable neutro de insulina [INN-Spanish]; 9045-63-0; Endopancrine; HMR 4006.
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