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What does IR stand for?

IR stands for Insulin Receptor (molecular biology)

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Abstract In this study, the effects of the extract and four tanshinone compounds from the dried root of Salvia miltiorrhiza Bunge (Labiatae) on the tyrosine phosphorylation of the insulin receptor (IR) [beta]-subunit and the downstream signaling were examined in Chinese-hamster ovary cells expressing human insulin receptors (CHO/IR cells) as well as in 3T3-L1 adipocytes.
Researchers speculate that chili may alter insulin receptors on the liver.