Insulin is a hormone that regulates the amount of glucose (sugar) in the
blood and is required for the body to function normally. Insulin is
produced by cells in the pancreas, called the islets of Langerhans. These
cells continuously release a small amount of insulin into the body, but
they release surges of the hormone in response to a rise in the blood
glucose level.

Certain cells in the body change the food ingested into energy, or blood
glucose, that cells can use. Every time a person eats, the blood glucose
rises. Raised blood glucose triggers the cells in the islets of Langerhans
to release the necessary amount of insulin. Insulin allows the blood
glucose to be transported from the blood into the cells. Cells have an
outer wall, called a membrane, that controls what enters and exits the
cell. Researchers do not yet know exactly how insulin works,

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Synonyms & Antonyms of manufacture

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to bring into being by combining, shaping, or transforming materials

  • the company manufactures appliances and electronics

Words Related to manufacture

  • assemble,
  • build,
  • construct,
  • erect,
  • make up,
  • put up,
  • raise,
  • rear,
  • set up,
  • structure,
  • throw up

Phrases Synonymous with manufacture

Near Antonyms for manufacture

  • abolish,
  • annihilate,
  • demolish,
  • destroy,
  • devastate,
  • eradicate,
  • exterminate,
  • extinguish,
  • flatten,
  • pulverize,
  • raze,
  • ruin,
  • shatter,
  • smash,
  • wreck


to create or think of by clever use of the imagination

  • he manufactured some story about how his car broke down and he was unable to call home and let anyone know that he would be late

  • concoct,
  • construct,
  • contrive,
  • cook (up),
  • devise,
  • drum up,
  • excogitate,
  • fabricate,
  • invent
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Among these the most important was the manufacture of the native cloth,–‘tappa’,–so well known, under various modifications, throughout the whole Polynesian Archipelago.
“I should like to know how the weavers are getting on with my cloth,” said the Emperor to himself, after some little time had elapsed; he was, however, rather embarrassed, when he remembered that a simpleton, or one unfit for his office, would be unable to see the manufacture. To be sure, he thought he had nothing to risk in his own person; but yet, he would prefer sending somebody else, to bring him intelligence about the weavers, and their work, before he troubled himself in the affair.
“I am a great inventor, you must know, and I manufacture my products in this lonely spot.”
An oppressed class under the sway of the feudal nobility, an armed and self-governing association in the mediaeval commune; here independent urban
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How old is my appliance?

Homeowners are often curious of the age of their home appliances. We have provided this service to try to help them to date their major appliances (fridge, stove, dishwasher, washer, dryer, etc.) accurately from the code usually contained within their serial number.

Unfortunately only modern appliances made after the 1970’s or 1980’s are possible to date this way (and sometimes not even then). This service will NOT date antique models nor even those built in the 1950’s or 1960’s. Those will need manual intervention of a product knowledgeable specialist to date them …if possible at all.


For centuries humankind has relied upon various plants and animals to
provide the raw materials for fabrics and clothing. Silkworms, sheep,
beaver, buffalo deer, and even palm leaves are just some of the natural
resources that have been used to meet these needs. However, in the last
century scientists have turned to chemistry and technology to create and
enhance many of the fabrics we now take for granted.

There are two main categories of man-made fibers: those that are made from
natural products (cellulosic fibers) and those that are synthesized solely
from chemical compounds (noncellulosic polymer fibers). Rayon is a
natural-based material that is made from the cellulose of wood pulp or
cotton. This natural base gives it many of the characteristics—low
cost, diversity, and comfort—that have led to its popularity and
success. Today, rayon is considered to be one of the most versatile and
economical man-made fibers available.

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His interview comes after a weekend in which the vaccine cleared its final hurdle for US emergency use — being approved for people 16 and older — and as hundreds of thousands of vials are loaded on trucks for delivery to all 50 states.
Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Dr. Stephen Hahn, commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, have expressed hope that the immunizations begin Monday, as soon as the vials land in health care workers’ hands. Several state officials have indicated vaccinations will begin Monday.

Bourla’s remarks also come as the US is expected to soon see its coronavirus death toll hit 300,000.

No deal for US second quarter yet

The 50 million doses scheduled for distribution this year have already been manufactured, the CEO said, and half will go to the United States, while the other 25

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NINE VACCINES against covid-19 have already been approved in one jurisdiction or another, with many more in various stages of preparation. That this has happened within a year of the illness coming to the world’s attention is remarkable. But it is one thing to design and test vaccines. It is another to make them at sufficient scale to generate the billions of doses needed to vaccinate the world’s population, and to do so at such speed that the rate of inoculation can outpace the spread and possible mutation of the virus.

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Broadly, there are two ways of making antiviral vaccines. One, tried and trusted, involves growing, in tanks called bioreactors, cell cultures that act as hosts for viruses which are then used in one way

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Pharmaceutical giant Merck will help manufacture Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine.

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Pharmaceutical giant Merck will help manufacture Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine.

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Pharmaceutical giant Merck will help manufacture Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced Tuesday, calling it “an unprecedented historic step,” considering that the two companies are normally competitors.

Merck will produce the drug substance at the heart of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine as well as work on filling vaccine vials and getting them ready for distribution.

“The U.S. government will facilitate this partnership in several key ways, including invoking the Defense Production Act to equip two Merck facilities to the standards necessary to safety manufacture the vaccine and asking the Department of Defense to provide daily logistical support to strengthen Johnson

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This method only applies to ethanol. You can’t make any other alcohol this way.

The process

The starting material for the process varies widely, but will normally be some form of starchy plant material such as maize (US: corn), wheat, barley or potatoes.

Starch is a complex carbohydrate, and other carbohydrates can also be used – for example, in the lab sucrose (sugar) is normally used to produce ethanol. Industrially, this wouldn’t make sense. It would be silly to refine sugar if all you were going to use it for was fermentation. There is no reason why you shouldn’t start from the original sugar cane, though.

The first step is to break complex carbohydrates into simpler ones.

For example, if you were starting from starch in grains like wheat or barley, the grain is heated with hot water to extract the starch and then warmed with malt. Malt is germinated

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From start-ups to large organizations, Clifton Packaging can help you with your packaging needs.

If its flexible pouches or flexible film, we at Clifton Packaging can offer everything from manufacturing to pre-made packaging, plain film to printed film, contract packing.

Clifton Packaging Group Ltd.

Clifton Packaging Group Ltd was established in 1981 and is a privately owned family business. We specialise in manufacture of packaging, packing machinery and contract packing predominantly in the food sector. We are able to offer the complete packaging solution all under one roof to meet your demands.
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Why choose us?

We proudly STAND UP amongst the best in the Flexible Packaging Industry of the UK. We have come to understand the innovation process in its entirety by knowing how it works and how it should be approached to achieve success.

Clifton help clients to gain significant

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