Proinsulin meaning

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A single-chain polypeptide that is the precursor of insulin, converted into insulin by enzymatic action.
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A polypeptide molecule formed in the islets of Langerhans: hydrolysis of its peptide bonds yields insulin and a biochemically inactive peptide.
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A single-chain polypeptide that is the precursor of insulin, converted into insulin by enzymatic action.
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(biochemistry) A polypeptide that is the prohormone precursor of insulin.
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