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Saturday, April 11, 2009

Animal By-Products: In More Places than you Think



Adrenal -- epinephrine is extracted from the adrenal medulla and adrinocortical extract from the adrenal cortex.

Ovaries -- used as a source of estrogens and progesterone.

Pancreas -- yields insulin and trypsin.

Parathyroid -- parathyroid hormone extract is used to prevent large scale muscular rigidity.

Pituitary -- source of ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone).

Testes -- source of hyaluronidase.

Thyroid -- source of thyroxine and calcitonin.

Tissues and Organs

Blood -- source of albumin and amino acids.
Bone -- source of calcium and phosphorous.

Intestines -- surgical sutures and condoms.

Liver -- liver extracts and bile extract, which can be used to make cortisone.

Lungs -- heparin

Spinal cord -- source of cholesterol, which is used to manufacture vitamin D.

Stomach -- rennet (from calves), mucin (from pigs), and pepsin (from pigs).

Other by-products

Fetal calf blood -- used for cancer and AIDS research.

Aorta values -- for replacement of defective human heart values.

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