Insulin/Insulin Receptor Interaction

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K. Huml, L. Klasovaa,b, and J. Barthovab

aInstitute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, bFaculty of Natural Science, Charles University, Prague


The ever-increasing number of patients who suffer from diabetes mellitus is a worldwide problem. Therefore, extensive study of insulin and its receptor has been of high priority in recent years. Particularly, a detailed knowledge of molecular structure and conformational changes of insulin along the metabolic path is very important. The paper shows some interesting features of the topic.


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