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1.

Insulin

A 51-amino acid pancreatic hormone that plays a major role in the regulation of glucose metabolism, directly by suppressing endogenous glucose production (GLYCOGENOLYSIS; GLUCONEOGENESIS) and indirectly by suppressing GLUCAGON secretion and LIPOLYSIS. Native insulin is a globular protein comprised of a zinc-coordinated hexamer. Each insulin monomer containing two chains, A (21 residues) and B (30 residues), linked by two disulfide bonds. Insulin is used as a drug to control insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (DIABETES MELLITUS, TYPE 1). [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
5827
Concept ID:
C0021641
Pharmacologic Substance
2.

Glucose

A primary source of energy for living organisms. It is naturally occurring and is found in fruits and other parts of plants in its free state. It is used therapeutically in fluid and nutrient replacement. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
42238
Concept ID:
C0017725
Pharmacologic Substance
3.

Fasting

Abstaining from all food. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
5129
Concept ID:
C0015663
Finding
4.

Glucose intolerance

MedGen UID:
510705
Concept ID:
C0159069
Finding
5.

Impaired glucose tolerance

A pathological state in which BLOOD GLUCOSE level is less than approximately 140 mg/100 ml of PLASMA at fasting, and above approximately 200 mg/100 ml plasma at 30-, 60-, or 90-minute during a GLUCOSE TOLERANCE TEST. This condition is seen frequently in DIABETES MELLITUS, but also occurs with other diseases and MALNUTRITION. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
75760
Concept ID:
C0271650
Disease or Syndrome
6.

Proximal

Situated nearest to a point of reference. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
64374
Concept ID:
C0205107
7.

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. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
760846
Concept ID:
C3537244
Pharmacologic Substance
8.

Aminobutyrates

Derivatives of BUTYRIC ACID that contain one or more amino groups attached to the aliphatic structure. Included under this heading are a broad variety of acid forms, salts, esters, and amides that include the aminobutryrate structure. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
473507
Concept ID:
C1979618
Pharmacologic Substance
9.

Insulin [EPC]

MedGen UID:
453109
Concept ID:
C1579433
Pharmacologic Substance
10.

Peptide Biosynthesis

The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of peptides, compounds of 2 or more (but usually less than 100) amino acids where the alpha carboxyl group of one is bound to the alpha amino group of another. This may include the translation of a precursor protein and its subsequent processing into a functional peptide. [CHEBI:16670, GOC:dph, GOC:jl] [from GO]

MedGen UID:
272130
Concept ID:
C1327133
Molecular Function
11.

Gammalon

MedGen UID:
147623
Concept ID:
C0733457
Pharmacologic Substance
12.

Genetic translation

ribosome mediated process by which polypeptide chains are synthesized, the aminoacid sequence being completely determined by the sequence of bases in a messenger RNA, which in turn is determined by the sequences of bases in the DNA of the gene from which it was transcribed. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
108933
Concept ID:
C0597295
Molecular Function
13.

Pancreatic Hormones

Peptide hormones secreted into the blood by cells in the ISLETS OF LANGERHANS of the pancreas. The alpha cells secrete glucagon; the beta cells secrete insulin; the delta cells secrete somatostatin; and the PP cells secrete pancreatic polypeptide. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
14585
Concept ID:
C0030292
Pharmacologic Substance
14.

Novolin

MedGen UID:
10388
Concept ID:
C0028467
Pharmacologic Substance
15.

Iletin

MedGen UID:
7012
Concept ID:
C0020884
Pharmacologic Substance
16.

Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists

A collective grouping for both naturally occurring and synthetic hormones, substitutes, and antagonists. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
6887
Concept ID:
C0019934
Pharmacologic Substance
17.

Amino acid

One of several molecules that join together to form proteins. There are 20 common amino acids found in proteins. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
250
Concept ID:
C0002520
Pharmacologic Substance
18.

dodecylaminopropyl-beta-aminobutyric acid

MedGen UID:
114322
Concept ID:
C0606864
Pharmacologic Substance
19.

lauryloxypropyl-beta-aminobutyric acid

MedGen UID:
112387
Concept ID:
C0606925
Pharmacologic Substance

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