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EMBL makes insulin visible

The hormone insulin helps to remove sugar from the blood after a meal. This is important, as in the long term high blood sugar levels damage our bodies. Diabetes of type 1 or type 2 is a direct consequence of a failure to produce sufficient insulin or to release it from the cells in which […]

By Doreen Feike

Picture of the week

Insulin receptor structural biology. IMAGE: Felix Weis and Christoph Müller / EMBL

More effective insulin thanks to first 3D image

New study reveals how to make therapeutic insulins more effective than they currently are

By Iris Kruijen

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