The Function of INS

Insulin decreases blood glucose concentration. It increases cell permeability to monosaccharides, amino acids and fatty acids. It accelerates glycolysis, the pentose phosphate cycle, and glycogen synthesis in liver.

Protein names

Recommended name:

Insulin [Cleaved into: Insulin B chain; Insulin A chain]

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Top Gene-Substance Interactions

INS Interacts with These Diseases

Substances That Increase INS

Substances That Decrease INS

Advanced Summary

Conditions with Increased Gene Activity

Conditions with Decreased Gene Activity

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