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Human insulin : clinical pharmacological studies in normal man

Author: D R Owens
Publisher: Lancaster ; Boston : MTP Press, ©1986.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D R Owens
ISBN: 0852009518 9780852009512
OCLC Number: 1012437739
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1 Introduction.- 1.1 Historical introduction to diabetes and its treatment.- 1.1.1 The clinical syndrome of diabetes mellitus.- 1.1.2 The discovery of insulin.- 1.1.3 Summary.- 1.2 The evolution of insulin.- 1.2.1 Production of insulin.- 1.2.2 Purity and immunogenicity of insulin.- Insulin purity.- Clinical implications of the quest for insulin purity.- Other considerations insulin species, etc.- 1.2.3 Human insulin.- Human cadaveric pancreas.- Total peptide synthesis.- Enzymatic conversion of porcine to human insulin.- Recombinant DNA technology.- 1.2.4 Summary.- 2 Objectives of investigations.- 3 Investigational procedures.- 3.1 Clinical: Subjects, Materials, Methods.- 3.2 Laboratory methods.- 4 Clinical-pharmacological studies.- 4.1 `Short-acting' insulin preprations.- 4.1.1 Study of safety and efficacy of human insulin in normal man.- 4.1.2 Comparison of subcutaneous human, porcine and bovine insulin in man.- 4.1.3 Comparative study of subcutaneous human and porcine insulin in man, without the concomitant use of somatostatin.- 4.1.4 The influence of somatostatin on the metabolic and hormonal responses to subcutaneous human and porcine insulin.- 4.1.5 Dose-response study of human, porcine and bovine insulin.- 4.1.6 Comparative study of intravenous and intramuscular administration of human insulin.- 4.1.7 A study of intravenous (human, porcine, bovine) and intramuscular (human) insulin in normal man.- 4.1.8 A study of the hormonal counterregulatory responses to subcutaneous and intravenous human (`semi-synthetic', `biosynthetic') and porcine insulins.- 4.2 Insulin preparations with prolonged effect.- 4.2.1 `Intermediate-acting' insulin preparations.- A study of human (`semi-synthetic') and porcine Lente (Monotard) insulins (U-40).- A study of human (`semi-synthetic' and `biosynthetic') and porcine NPH (`isophane') insulins (U-40).- Comparative study of Lente (Monotard) and NPH insulins (`semisynthetic' human insulin: U-100, U-40; porcine insulin: U-40).- 4.2.2 `Long-acting' insulin preparations.- A study of human (`semi-synthetic') porcine and bovine Ultralente insulins (U-100).- 4.3 Factors influencing subcutaneous absorption of human insulin.- 4.3.1 Site of administration and influence of a protease inhibitor, aprotinin (Trasylol).- 4.3.2 Insulin concentration: U-40 vs U-100 `short-' and `intermediate-acting' insulin preparations.- U-40 versus U-100: `short-acting insulins.- U-40 versus U-100: `intermediate-acting' insulin study.- General discussion and summary.- 4.3.3 Insulin mixtures.- Soluble and NPH mixtures.- Soluble and Lente mixtures.- Discussion.- 4.3.4 `Within' and `between' subject variation.- Soluble insulin (U-100).- Lente insulin (U-100).- General discussion.- 5 Summary.- Acknowledgements.
Responsibility: D.R. Owens.


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