Structure and Function of Insulin

  • J. E. Pitts
  • M. Bajaj


Knowledge of the conformation of insulin during its complex life cycle of biosynthesis, storage, receptor binding, and degradation may play an important part in the proper design of orally administered analogues, competitive inhibitors, and insulins with selectively enhanced biological activity.


Circular Dichroism Human Insulin Bovine Insulin Porcine Insulin Insulin Molecule 


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  • J. E. Pitts
    • 1
  • M. Bajaj
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Department of CrystallographyBirkbeck CollegeLondonEngland

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