G. A. H.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
Ever since its discovery almost fifteen years ago, many attempts have been made to render insulin still more effective as a clinical agent in the treatment of diabetes. These have taken two general directions: one, to find a more convenient and less difficult method of administration; and the other, to enhance its potency and to prolong the period of its physiological action. The chemical nature of this hormone, with its protein-like structure, probably renders it dependent for its physiological effects upon the molecular arrangement of its seven characteristic amino-acids. This structure also makes it vulnerable to attack by the digestive
H. GA. STUDIES ON INSULIN. Ann Intern Med. 1936;9:1437–1439. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-9-10-1437
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1936;9(10):1437-1439.
Cardiology, Coronary Risk Factors, Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2019 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use