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:


Another product Suglicotide is made from porcine duodenum.


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.