Insulin, yeast, bacteria

Researchers were investigating the possible uses of recombinant DNA even as the technology was evolving.

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15640. Insulin, yeast and bacteria

Can recombinant DNA technology be used to make a commercially viable and medically useful product? Can insulin be that product?

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15928. How insulin is made using bacteria

Synthetic human insulin was the first golden molecule of the biotech industry and the direct result of recombinant DNA technology. Currently, millions of diabetics worldwide use synthetic insulin to regulate their blood sugar levels. Synthetic insulin i

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15929. How insulin is made using yeast

Synthetic human insulin was the first golden molecule of the biotech industry and the direct result of recombinant DNA technology. Currently, millions of diabetics worldwide use synthetic insulin to regulate their blood sugar levels.

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15643. Genentech

Genentech, the first biotechnology company, established in 1976.

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15505. Synthesizing human insulin using recombinant DNA, 3D animation with no audio

Synthesizing human insulin using recombinant DNA, 3D animation with no audio

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16704. Concept 34: Genes can be moved between species.

Recombinant DNA technology has made it possible to test gene function in bacteria or cell cultures rather than animal models.

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15087. Genentech's approach to making insulin, David Goeddel

David Goeddel was one of the first scientists Herb Boyer hired for the insulin project. Here, David Goeddel talks about Genentech's general strategy for synthesizing insulin.

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15641. Charles Best and Frederick Banting

Charles Best (L) and Frederick Banting (R) discovered insulin, 1928.

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16721. Biography 34: Herb W. Boyer (1936 - )

Herb Boyer and Stan Cohen "invented" recombinant DNA technology.

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15644. Vats used to grow bacteria

How was synthetic insulin first made? Although the idea was simple, in practice there were substantial problems. No one had the human DNA sequence for insulin, and there was a moratorium on the production of human recombinant DNA. Two different strateg

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