preproinsulin

preproinsulin

 [pre″pro-in´soo͡-lin]
the precursor of proinsulin, containing an additional polypeptide sequence at the N-terminal.

pre·pro·in·su·lin

(prē'prō-in'sū-lin),
The precursor protein to proinsulin. See: preprotein.

preproinsulin

/pre·pro·in·su·lin/ (-pro-in´su-lin) the precursor of proinsulin, containing an additional polypeptide sequence at the N-terminal.

preproinsulin

the precursor of proinsulin, containing an additional polypeptide sequence at the N-terminal.
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It is produced in an immature form called preproinsulin, which is proteolytically cleaved to obtain proinsulin and then insulin.
It concludes that the presence of cDNA corresponding to preproinsulin and proinsulin was [beta]-glucuronidase positive for several lines.
Son yillarda preproinsulin (INS) geninde, insulin yapi ve biyosentezini etkileyen mutasyonlar saptanmistir.
CnIs, particularly tacrolimus, decrease the insulin content of [beta] cells and preproinsulin mRNA production and dampen glucose activation of the insulin promoter (37), thereby giving rise to diabetes mellitus-like symptoms, such as insulin resistance, hyperglycemia, and islet cell antibody formation [reviewed in (38)].
Glucose-induced preproinsulin gene expression is inhibited by the free fatty acid palmitate.
In recent years, mutations which affect the structure and biosynthesis of insulin have been found in preproinsulin (INS) gene.
Vero-PPI cells are monkey kidney fibroblast cells engineered to produce human preproinsulin (PPI) (13).
Insulin (51 amino acids, 5808 Da) is synthesized from its precursors preproinsulin and proinsulin (hPI; 86 amino acids) in the [beta] cells of the pancreatic islets of Langerhans.
The protective effect may be explained by higher concentrations of proinsulin mRNA in the thymus, perhaps to enhance immune tolerance to preproinsulin, a key autoantigen in type 1 diabetes pathogenesis (31, 32).