human insulin

n.

A protein that has the normal structure of insulin produced by the human pancreas but that is prepared by recombinant DNA techniques and by semisynthetic processes.

Nearby words

  1. human genetics,
  2. human genome project,
  3. human geography,
  4. human growth hormone,
  5. human immunodeficiency virus,
  6. human interest,
  7. human leukocyte antigen,
  8. human menopausal gonadotropin,
  9. human nature,
  10. human papilloma virus


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