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Chemical C-Peptide

Name C-Peptide
Equivalent Terms Connecting Peptide | C Peptide | C Peptide, Proinsulin | C-Peptide, Proinsulin | Proinsulin C Peptide | Proinsulin C-Peptide
Definition The middle segment of proinsulin that is between the N-terminal B-chain and the C-terminal A-chain. It is a pancreatic peptide of about 31 residues, depending on the species. Upon proteolytic cleavage of proinsulin, equimolar INSULIN and C-peptide are released. C-peptide immunoassay has been used to assess pancreatic beta cell function in diabetic patients with circulating insulin antibodies or exogenous insulin. Half-life of C-peptide is 30 min, almost 8 times that of insulin.
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MeSH® ID D002096
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1. ChemicalsHormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptide Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pancreatic Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Insulins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Proinsulin Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references C-Peptide Has associated genes Has associated diseases
2. ChemicalsAmino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Peptide Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pancreatic Hormones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Insulins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Proinsulin Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references C-Peptide Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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  CBX129801
  C-peptide, des-(27-31)-
  glutamyl-glycyl-seryl-leucyl-glutamine