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Mention the chemical change that proinsulin undergoes, to be able to act as mature insulin.

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Removal of C - peptide (from pro-insulin)

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Insulin is synthesized as a pro-hormone, which needs to be processed before it becomes a fully mature and functional hormone. The pro-hormone is a single polypeptide chain with an extra stretch called the C peptide. This is removed during maturation.

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