Insulin not working how we thought it did

TLDR: Much of the insulin that diabetics currently put into their bodies may not actually be getting absorbed as expected. While the researchers emphasize that this is not outright dangerous for patients, it does show that there is great potential for the development of more precise medications.

Full paper is here if you’re into that sort of thing: Enhanced hexamerization of insulin via assembly pathway rerouting revealed by single particle studies | Communications Biology


@bwschulz Thanks for posting this, interesting read with potential for future insulins…possibly other drugs to based on how they “observed” the mechanisms of formulations.

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