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Peptide hormone metabolism (R-HSA-2980736) [Homo sapiens]


Peptide hormones are cleaved from larger precursors in the secretory system (endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus, secretory granules) of the cell. After secretion peptide hormones are modified and degraded by extracellular proteases.

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2663045 Peptide hormone expression and precursor processing Acta Oncol 1989