ScienceDaily – Insulin Pills? More Intestinal Cells Than Thought Can Absorb Larger Particles

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A new study reports that the small intestine uses more cells than scientists had realized to absorb microspheres large enough to contain therapeutic protein drugs, such as insulin. The finding in rats, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is potentially good news for developing a means for oral delivery of such drugs.

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Posted in Glucose & Insulin Medical Research