Insulin receptor

Free illustration of an insulin receptor as a surface model with indicated ribbon model on a white background. Insulin receptors are located inside the cell membrane (transmembrane receptor). Insulin binds to the a-subunit of the receptor located outside the cell, shown in the upper part of the image. This presumably triggers a change in the shape of the receptor, which spreads inside the cell and activates the tyrosine kinases. – Illustration based on structural data from Croll, T., Smith, B.J., Margetts, M.B., Whittaker, J., Weiss, M.A., Ward, C.W., Lawrence, M.C., Li, Q., Wong, Y.L., Kang, C., Hubbard, S.R., Wei, L., Ellis, L., Hendrickson, W.A.


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