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Venom Of Egg-Laying Mammals Could Treat Type 2 Diabetes: Study
 

Venom Of Egg-Laying Mammals Could Treat Type 2 Diabetes: Study

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A hormone found in venom of egg-laying mammals could pave the way for new treatments for type 2 diabetes in humans, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide. The team found both the platypus and
 
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30 Nov 2016 - General
 
Thank you Fedelic Ashish Toppo for keeping us posted with a potential breakthrough in the field of endocrinology. This is promising to produce another exogenous hormone for control of diabetes mellitus. The venom in echidna is now discovered to contain glucagon-like peptide 1. Glucagon stimulates the release of insulin to lower blood glucose level. Glucagon-like peptide 1 can potentially be used together with ins...
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