January 15, 2006

Use of animal and human products

Urokinase is an enzyme used as a life-saving drug in the management of thrombo-embolic disorders.

Wonder what it is made from?

see the following site:

http://www.gentium.it/Urokinase.aspx

Another product Suglicotide is made from porcine duodenum.

http://www.gentium.it/Sulglicotide.aspx

For some other randomly chosen information on use of animal products in food and drugs, visit here and here.



Vegetarians be cautioned:

The contents may not make for pleasant reading.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Readers may like to visit this site:
http://www.vegsource.com/articles2/ncbs_vegan_study.htm

meena said...

interesting!