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Humulin --> lupulin

1. (Science: chemistry) a bitter principle extracted from hops.

2. The fine yellow resinous powder found upon the strobiles or fruit of hops, and containing this bitter principle.

alternative forms: lupuline.

Origin: cf. F. Lupulin. See lupuline.

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Therapeutic Regimens With Biologics

... with great enthusiasm. Known also as Red Biotechnology, it is believed that the first biologic therapy ever was a type of synthetic insulin called Humulin, which was from Genetech in 1982. This new insulin that utilized what is called rDNA technology was also is used to produce human growth hormones, ...

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by quiact
Mon Mar 09, 2009 1:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Therapeutic Regimens With Biologics
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Why is bacteria good?

... in order to make them produce some desired protein. Recombinant human insulin is a very good example of a drug that is produced in bacteria. Humulin N is the trade name of one such insulin product. Try searching topics that cover biotechnology and recombinant protein production. Just bear ...

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by biohazard
Fri Feb 13, 2009 9:39 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Why is bacteria good?
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The Fiber Disease

... In a second step, a chemical process combined them. The result was human insulin, without the problems animal insulin sometimes causes. Humulin, as the commericial product was called (and I used) revolutionized diabetes treatement when it became widely available in the early 1980s. IS ...

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by Barz
Mon Jan 23, 2006 4:28 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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