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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Insulins" by people in Profiles.
RLIP: A necessary transporter protein for translating oxidative stress into pro-obesity and pro-carcinogenic signaling. Biochim Biophys Acta Rev Cancer. 2022 09; 1877(5):188803.
Broadening Access to Continuous Glucose Monitoring for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes. JAMA. 2021 06 08; 325(22):2255-2257.
Insulin administered by needle-free jet injection corrects marked hyperglycaemia faster in overweight or obese patients with diabetes. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2015 Nov; 17(11):1093-9.