lispro insulin


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lispro insulin

a modified version of natural human insulin, synthesized by a genetically programmed strain of nonpathogenic Escherichia coli, in which the amino acids lysine (Lys) and proline (Pro) near the end of the B chain are transposed. This chemical alteration yields an insulin with a much faster onset of action, which reaches its peak effect earlier than regular insulin.
[Lys + Pro]

lis·pro in·su·lin

(lis'prō in'sŭ-lin)
A modified version of natural human insulin, synthesized by a genetically programmed strain of nonpathogenic Escherichia coli, in which the amino acids lysine (Lys) and proline (Pro) near the end of the B chain are transposed. This chemical alteration yields an insulin with a much faster onset of action, which reaches its peak effect earlier than regular insulin. Unlike other insulins, it is available only by prescription.
[Lys + Pro]

lis·pro in·su·lin

(lis'prō in'sŭ-lin)
A modified version of natural human insulin, with a much faster onset of action, which reaches its peak effect earlier than regular insulin; available only by prescription.
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The Human Pilot Trial-2 protocol is designed to test lispro insulin using three different versions of the insulin patch, one of which is a newly designed, low-profile U-Strip patch.
in studies with other drug agents such as sitagliptin (Januvia), biphasic insulin aspart 70/30 (Novolog Mix 70/30) in the INITIATE Trial, and lispro insulin mixture (Humalog Mix) in the DURABLE trial.
Each subject received a controlled meal and a 10U lispro insulin dose delivered by either the Medi-Jector Vision(R) needle-free injector or a traditional syringe injection.