Proinsulin targeting to the regulated pathway is not impaired in carboxypeptidase E-deficient Cpefat/Cpefat mice.

Abstract

Sorting of proinsulin from the trans-Golgi network to secretory granules is critical for its conversion to insulin as well as for regulated insulin secretion. The proinsulin sorting mechanism is unknown. Recently, carboxypeptidase E (CPE) was proposed as a sorting receptor for prohormones. To know whether CPE is implicated in proinsulin sorting, pancreatic… (More)

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