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Insulins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Insulins
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.587.200
D12.644.548.586.200
Unique ID
D061385
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D061385
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
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.
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Revision Date
2020/02/05
Insulins Preferred
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