“Insulin Receptor”, Enzyme Commission 188.8.131.52 Receptor Tyrosine Kinase is the membrane protein responsible for binding the hormone insulin. The diagram above from the Roche Biochemical webpage is location “V”, and coordinate “5” (see the 5 on diagram above). Receptor Tyrosine Kinase is a classification with nearly a hundred proteins. Below is a listing of standard gene symbols for the insulin cell:
IDDM stands for insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. INS stands for insulin hormone. The insulin cell is one of 28 hormone cell-types of 211 human cell-types.