Insulin

Infectious diseases were the epicenter of the last millennium , metabolic issues are said to be dominant of the present era. First recipient of insulin was a 14 year old boy from Canada, 11th Jan 1922. Isolated in crystalline form by Abel in 1930. Human Insulin is produced by recombinant DNA technology,  structural alterations at…

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Thyroid Disorders

Introduction  Thyroid abnormalities affect women more than men, around 5 % of the population suffers from this disorder of the endocrine gland. This condition has a diverse manifestation because of the thyroid gland’s involvement in cellular differentiation and proliferation in virtually all nucleated cells of the body. Thyroid Physiology Thyroid gland consists of two lobes…

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