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an enzymatic activity in body tissues that destroys or inactivates insulin; this effect is probably due to several nonspecific proteases.
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insulinaseThis name is no longer valid. It was formerly used for EC 22.214.171.124 and EC 126.96.36.199; it has been transferred to EC 188.8.131.52.
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