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Published: 20 January 2022

480 Pages | 71 line diagrams and halftones


ISBN: 9780192855381

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Insulin - The Crooked Timber

A History from Thick Brown Muck to Wall Street Gold

Kersten T. Hall

  • Celebrates the centenary of discovery of insulin in 1921 and first use of insulin in humans in 1922
  • Provides a rich narrative following both the discovery of insulin and its production using genetic engineering
  • Includes important lessons for society as we face the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and its aftermath

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