Amylin meaning

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A peptide hormone that is secreted along with insulin by the beta cells of the pancreas and helps to regulate blood sugar levels by inhibiting glucagon secretion and by slowing the rate at which food leaves the stomach.
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(archaic) Any of various components of starch.
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(biochemistry) The dextrin of starch.
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(biochemistry) An amyloid polypeptide.
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