Insulin, Biology

INSULIN

  1. Linear polymer of b-D-Glucose.
  2. Insulin is small-sized (25 - 35 residues) fructosan homopolysaccharide which is a reserve carbohydrate present in roots, tubers and rhizomes of many composites, e.g. Dahlia, Dandelion, Jerusalem Artichoke.
  3. Insulin is also called dahlia starch.
  4. It is present in root of dahlia & artichoke & bulb of onion.
  5. Insulin is filtered out through kidneys (human body cannot metabolise insulin).
  6. It is used for determining the rate of glomerular filtration (GFR).

 

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