C-peptide

noun

C-pep·​tide ˈsē-ˈpep-ˌtīd How to pronounce C-peptide (audio)
: a protein fragment 35 amino acid residues long produced by enzymatic cleavage of proinsulin in the formation of insulin

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“C-peptide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/C-peptide. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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