IRS-1


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AcronymDefinition
IRS-1Anti-Insulin Receptor Substrate-1
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Years ago, they discovered IRS-1 and realized that it helps transfer insulin's signal into cells.
That interaction causes a chemical modification of proteins in the cell, such as IRS-1, which then disperse and activate other proteins, explains White.
Mice made to lack IRS-1 don't develop diabetes, however.