Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists [D06] » Hormones » Peptide Hormones » Pancreatic Hormones » Insulins
Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins [D12] » Peptides » Peptide Hormones » Pancreatic Hormones » Insulins
Peptide hormones that cause an increase in the absorption of GLUCOSE by cells within organs such as LIVER; MUSCLE and ADIPOSE TISSUE. During normal metabolism insulins are produced by the PANCREATIC BETA CELLS in response to increased GLUCOSE. Natural and chemically-modified forms of insulin are also used in the treatment of GLUCOSE METABOLISM DISORDERS such as DIABETES MELLITUS. MeSH
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