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List the disadvantages of insulin obtained from the pancreas of slaughtered cows and pigs:
Disadvantages are as follows-
- The insulin obtained from slaughtered animals was slightly different from humulin and caused allergic reactions in humans.
- Slaughtering animals for the insulin is against ethics.
- Cost of bovine insulin was very high.
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