Science Past from the issue of December 29, 1962
By Science News, 10:56 AM December 7, 2012
INSULIN SYNTHESIS SEEN — Synthesis of insulin for the first time may be realized early in 1963…. Dr. Panayotis G. Katsoyannis [of the University of Pittsburgh] is hopeful that the last problems are about to be solved in synthesis of the life-saving protein-hormone important to diabetic patients. Chinese scientists, either in Shanghai or Peking, are believed to be working on the insulin-B chain containing 30 amino acid molecules that when joined with the A chain (containing 21 amino acid...
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