Insulin production and its action in human body are responsible for the level of diabetes. This compound belongs to which of the following categories?

  • Option 1)

    A co-­enzyme

  • Option 2)

    A hormone

  • Option 3)

    An enzyme

  • Option 4)

    An antibiotic.

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in

Globular proteins -

They have compact spherical shape and are usually water soluble as hydrophobic side chains are embedded inside.

- wherein

Eg. Insulin , albumins

 

 Insulin is a globular proteins which is a biochemically active hormone secreted by pancreas.


Option 1)

A co-­enzyme

This option is incorrect

Option 2)

A hormone

This option is correct

Option 3)

An enzyme

This option is incorrect

Option 4)

An antibiotic.

This option is incorrect

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