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What are the characteristics of insulin

  1. May 15, 2009 #1
    What are the characteristics of insulin produced by the enzyme Genetic Engineering ?
    Is identical of the human insulin ?
    Last edited: May 15, 2009
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  3. May 16, 2009 #2


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    It can be identical. There are also slightly modified versions (insulin analoges) which have better uptake and lifetime characteristics.
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