Agent Name

Insulin

CAS Number

9004-10-8

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

AERx; AERx [Insulin management system]; Actrapid; Actrapid HM; Actrapid MC; Dal-insulinum; Dalanated insulin [INN]; Decurvon; Dermulin; Endopancrine; Exubera; HMR 4006; Iletin; Imusay-131; Injectable insulini neutrale; Insular; Insulin I 131; Insulin injection; Insulin, dalanated; Insulin, labeled with iodine-131; Insulina dalanatada [INN-Spanish]; Insulina iniettabile neutra [DCIT]; Insulini injectio neutralis [INN-Latin]; Insulinum dalanatum [INN-Latin]; Insulyl; Intesulin B; Inyectable neutro de insulina [INN-Spanish]; Iszilin; Musulin; S.N. 44; Solute neutre injectable d'insuline [INN-French]; [ChemIDplus] INSULIN, RECOMBINANT; [Roche Diagnostics MSDS]

Category

Proteins

Description

Solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Hormone of carbohydrate and lipid metabolism that is used to treat diabetes; [Merck Index] "Insulin is a peptide hormone, produced by beta cells of the pancreas, and is central to regulating carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Roche Diagnostics MSDS]

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