Why is it that you can't just take insulin as a tablet? No doubt: an insulin pill would be a major relief for most of the patients. But there is a reason why this easy and comfortable way of administration does not work: because there is a biological barrier called the intestinal epithelium. More information about those biological barriers can be found on our new feature page.
Inaugural lecture Prof. Blankenfeldt
Topic: "Wendepunkte - mein strukturbiologisches Tagebuch" (in German)
23 July 2014, 17:00 Uhr, Haus der Wissenschaft.