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The Insulin Peptide Family

Insulin is only one member of a family of peptide hormones and growth factors that comprises 10 members in humans: insulin, insulin-like growth factors I and II and seven peptides related to relaxin. Pierre de Meyts at FeF Chemicals A/S looks into how invertebrates also have many insulin-like peptides, and how they play an important role in metabolism, growth, reproduction and longevity.
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