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Insulin, yeast, bacteria. Can recombinant DNA technology be used to make a commercially viable and medically useful product? Can insulin be that product? Enter for a brief introduction. Meet the scientists who worked on the problem, and hear snippets of their stories. Explore the steps researchers took to make synthetic insulin. Find out how researchers eventually solved the problem, launching today's biotechnology industry. It is not necessary to move from one section to another in sequence. Explore the section you want at any time by using the buttons along the top. Researchers were investigating the possible uses of recombinant DNA even as the technology was evolving.

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      insulin,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,yeast,bacteria,image description,General,Life Science,recombinant dna technology,scientists,biotechnology industry,still image,Chemistry,Technology,biological elements,snippets,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20081106034205141T

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