Nature Journal – Potential new therapeutic: Scientists find molecule to block insulin-degrading enzyme (IDE).

The study, which was published in the journal Nature, focused on the role of insulin-degrading enzyme (IDE). This enzyme helps to break down insulin, so finding a way to block its function could lead to new treatments for diabetics, the researchers speculated. In their work, the team was able to find a molecule called 6bK that appears to block IDE.

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