Clinical trial in patients with diabetes mellitus of an insulin-like compound obtained from plant source.

@article{Baldwa1977ClinicalTI,
  title={Clinical trial in patients with diabetes mellitus of an insulin-like compound obtained from plant source.},
  author={V. Baldwa and C. S. Bhandari and A. Pangaria and R. K. Goyal},
  journal={Upsala journal of medical sciences},
  year={1977},
  volume={82 1},
  pages={
          39-41
        }
}
  • V. Baldwa, C. S. Bhandari, +1 author R. K. Goyal
  • Published 1977
  • Medicine
  • Upsala journal of medical sciences
  • Clinical study of an insulin-like compound obtained from vegetable source (vegetable insulin) was carried out on nine patients with diabetes mellitus. The active hypoglycaemic principle, purified protein extract, was obtained from fruits as well as from tissue cultures of the plant Momordica charantia L. This extract was homologous to insulin obtained from animal pancreas. It showed a consistent hypoglycaemic effect in patients with diabetes mellitus. The average fall in blood sugar level at… CONTINUE READING

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