6. Find out and make a list of proteins used as therapeutic agents. Find other applications of proteins (e.g., Cosmetics etc.)
1) Thrombin and fibrinogen – They help in blood clotting.
2) Antigen (antibody) – It helps in blood transfusion.
3) Insulin – It helps in maintaining blood glucose level in the body.
4) Renin – It helps in osmoregulation.
Proteins are also commonly used in the manufacture of cosmetics, toxins, and as biological buffers.