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Can insulin orally administered to diabetes people?

Can insulin orally administered to diabetes people?

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Arun
25758 Points
3 years ago
No it can't be.
 
Insulin is a protein hormone. If taken orally then it would be broken down into simpler component in the stomach i.e. into amino acid or peptones or dipeptides by the action of various proteolytic enzymes like rennin,pepsin, trypsin etc that will make it useless.

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