Search Results for Insulin

Molecule of the Month articles (14) Learning Resource documents (4) Structural Biology Highlights articles (2) Global Health articles (10) Curriculum materials (10)
Molecule of the Month articles (14)More

February 2001

The hormone insulin helps control the level of glucose in the blood

Insulin Receptor

February 2015

The cellular receptor for insulin helps control the utilization of glucose by cells

Designer Insulins

February 2016

Engineered insulins have been developed to improve treatment of diabetes

Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4

October 2016

Inhibitors of dipeptidyl peptidase 4 are used to treat type-2 diabetes

Learning Resource documents (4)

Paper Model
Learn about insulin, a peptide hormone that plays a critical role in our ability to use glucose from the food that we eat

Insulin and Diabetes

Structural biology has revealed the details of insulin signaling and how this knowledge is being used to create new and better treatments for diabetes.

Insulin Exercise

This exercise is a part of RCSB PDB Curricular Module Biomolecular Structures and Models and was developed as part of the RCSB Collaborative Curriculum Development Program 2015.

Structural Biology Highlights articles (2)

Cells typically deplete themselves of calcium, expending considerable energy to pump calcium ions out of the cell or into special compartments inside the cell.

Glucagon Receptor

PSI researchers have solved the structures of a GPCR that binds to peptide hormones, revealing new modes of GPCR recognition.

Global Health articles (10)More
Diabetes Mellitus - Insulin

This is a polypeptide hormone, critical for glucose uptake by cells.

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes Mellitus - Insulin Receptor

This is a membrane receptor that binds insulin and triggers a signaling cascade inside the cell, leading to glucose uptake and various other metabolic and growth-related functions.

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes Mellitus - Insulin Degludec

This designed molecule is an ultra-long acting human insulin analog

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes Mellitus - Insulin Lispro

This designed molecule is a rapid-acting human insulin analog

Diabetes Mellitus

Curriculum materials (10)More