The discovery of insulin in Toronto: beginning a 100 year journey of research and clinical achievement

  title={The discovery of insulin in Toronto: beginning a 100 year journey of research and clinical achievement},
  author={M. Fralick and B. Zinman},
  pages={947 - 953}
There has been a great deal of controversy regarding priority of discovery of insulin. Indeed, many scientists made important and, in some cases, seminal contributions to identifying the endocrine role of the pancreas and the potential for pancreatic extracts to have a glucose-lowering effect. The purpose of this article is to describe the early experiences with respect to research leading to the discovery of insulin in Toronto (ON, Canada). The experiments conducted at the University of… Expand

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