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Mature insulin is provided with two short polypeptide chains. Among them shortest is

a
A chain
b
B chain
c
C peptide
d
Signaling peptide

detailed solution

Correct option is A

Mature insulin is provided with two short polypeptide chains (A and B). Among them shortest is A chain. It has 21 amino acids. B chain has 31 amino acids.

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