insulin glargine

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insulin glar·gine

A long-acting insulin analog whose amino acid sequence differs from that of human insulin by the substitution of glycine for asparagine at one end of the A chain and the addition of two arginines to the B chain, used in the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

[gl(ycine) + arg(inin)ine.]