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Definition of "amylin" [amylin]

  • The dextrin of starch (noun)
  • An amyloid polypeptide (noun)

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Use "amylin" in a sentence
  • "Dr. Edelman and Dr. Carol Wysham delve into an important sister hormone to insulin called amylin, which is vital to blood sugar regulation for those with and without diabetes."
  • "Insulin is co-secreted with a peptide called amylin, which delays the surge in blood glucose by slowing gastric emptying and reducing glucose production by the liver."
  • "Symlin is a synthetic form of the human hormone amylin which is made by the beta cells."