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What does PC stand for?

PC stands for Proprotein Convertase

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Among the other 15 papers in these proceedings are discussions of extragastrointestinal functions and the transcriptional regulation of secretin and secretin receptors, PACAP as a master regulator of neuroendocrine stress circuits and the cellular stress response, the development of the zebrafish hypothalamus, the behavioral effect of neuropeptides related to feeding regulation in fish, and what lies ahead for the proprotein convertases.
[FIGURE 6 OMITTED] [FIGURE 7 OMITTED] [FIGURE 8 OMITTED] [FIGURE 9 OMITTED] [FIGURE 10 OMITTED] [FIGURE 11 OMITTED] Soluble hemojuvelin can be generated by phospholipase C digestion, followed by endoproteolytic cleavage by furin, which itself is upregulated by iron deficiency and hypoxia, or directly by cleavage with a proprotein convertase.
The program, in collaboration with University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, is focused on evaluating new approaches for reducing LDL cholesterol levels using RNAi therapeutics directed to the disease target called proprotein convertase subtilisn/kexin type 9, or PCSK9.