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Therapeutic Insulin (Code C581)

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Preferred Name: Therapeutic Insulin

Definition: A synthetic or animal-derived form of insulin used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus. Therapeutic insulin is formulated to be short-, intermediate- and long-acting in order to individualize an insulin regimen according to individual differences in glucose and insulin metabolism. Therapeutic insulin may be derived from porcine, bovine or recombinant sources. Endogenous human insulin, a pancreatic hormone composed of two polypeptide chains, is important for the normal metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and fats and has anabolic effects on many types of tissues.

CDISC Definition: A synthetic or animal-derived form of insulin used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.

Display Name: Therapeutic Insulin

Label: Therapeutic Insulin

NCI Thesaurus Code: C581 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: CL318047  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Insulin
INSULIN
Recombinant Insulin
Therapeutic Insulin

External Source Codes: 
CAS Registry Number 9004-10-8 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
CAS Registry Number 11061-68-0 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
ChEBI ID CHEBI:5931 (see ChEBI info)
NSC Code 88206 (see NCI DTP info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 43345
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 43345 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
NCI META CUI CL318047

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C581
Contributing_Source CTRP
Legacy_Concept_Name Therapeutic_Insulin
Semantic_Type Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  

URL: https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&code=C581

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