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We have to first Analyze the Question Stem:
The statements above most strongly support a claim that a research procedure that successfully accomplishes which of the following would be " beneficial to users of protein drugs? ".

Benificial to users of protein Drug:
About protein Drug: not taken orally because digested by digestive system
benificial to users : protein drug must not digestive by digestive system ,

Ans A) Coating insulin with compounds that are broken down by target cells, but whose chemical bonds are resistant to digestion - benificial to the users of protein drug.

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The answer is A, it combines the power of both the methodologies.
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nothing except A here.
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Useful protein drugs, such as insulin, must still be administered by the cumbersome procedure of injection under the skin. If proteins are taken orally, they are digested and cannot reach their target cells. Certain nonprotein drugs, however, contain chemical bonds that are not broken down by the digestive system. They can, thus, be taken orally.
The statements above most strongly support a claim that a research procedure that successfully accomplishes which of the following would be beneficial to users of protein drugs?
(A) Coating insulin with compounds that are broken down by target cells, but whose chemical bonds are resistant to digestion
(B) Converting into protein compounds, by procedures that work in the laboratory, the nonprotein drugs that resist digestion
(C) Removing permanently from the digestive system any substances that digest proteins
(D) Determining, in a systematic way, what enzymes and bacteria are present in the normal digestive system and whether they tend to be broken down within the body
(E) Determining the amount of time each nonprotein drug takes to reach its target cells


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Conclusion:
protein drugs must still be used by injecting under the skin.

Reason:
Premise 1 : Protein drug ( taken orally ) --------> digestion-------------------------->So ,not reach the target cell.
premise 2: Non protein drug ( taken orally )---->not digested(because of Chemical Substance)

Ans should strongly support the conclusion: So , Option - A holds good.



Your conclusion and premise seperation is Good.
IMO the answer is A.
can you explain hw ans supports the conclusion?
The conclusion states that IT SHOULD BE INJECTED UNDER SKIN.
but A gives a solution to the problem stated in Premise.
So if answer supports the conclusion , then it should be injected under skin not taken orally.

Please explain.


A ... Fine!
But, it cannot be broken down by target cells... It can only reach target cells. Breaking down is by digestion. Dono why such wordings are used...

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I have noticed that the question asks about users of protein drugs in general. Answer choice A, constraints the applicability of the proposed method to insulin, which even if it is a protein drug, it introduces a limitation that asks the user to assume that since that procedure is possible for insulin it can be applied to other protein drugs as well.

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(A) Coating insulin with compounds that are broken down by target cells, but whose chemical bonds are resistant to digestion. The key to solve this problem is in the bold clause. A is correct
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I have chosen the answer A for this question:

A. This answer choice gives us a good conclusion. The major benefit from coating insulin is that individuals can inject the drug orally instead of injection.

B. Although this answer might seem tempting, by converting the nonprotein drugs to protein compounds, is the resistance to digestion still there? This process may or may not work, so this answer is incorrect.

C. I actually laughed at this answer choice. Nowhere in the passage does it mention removing part of the digestive system as a way orally intake protein drugs. If anything, this would create more problems.

D. We are not concerned with enzymes and bacteria.

E. We are not concerned with the amount of time it takes to reach target cells. This is irrelevant.

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kalrac wrote:
lnarayanan wrote:
Useful protein drugs, such as insulin, must still be administered by the cumbersome procedure of injection under the skin. If proteins are taken orally, they are digested and cannot reach their target cells. Certain nonprotein drugs, however, contain chemical bonds that are not broken down by the digestive system. They can, thus, be taken orally.
The statements above most strongly support a claim that a research procedure that successfully accomplishes which of the following would be beneficial to users of protein drugs?
(A) Coating insulin with compounds that are broken down by target cells, but whose chemical bonds are resistant to digestion
(B) Converting into protein compounds, by procedures that work in the laboratory, the nonprotein drugs that resist digestion
(C) Removing permanently from the digestive system any substances that digest proteins
(D) Determining, in a systematic way, what enzymes and bacteria are present in the normal digestive system and whether they tend to be broken down within the body
(E) Determining the amount of time each nonprotein drug takes to reach its target cells


Here :
Conclusion:
protein drugs must still be used by injecting under the skin.

Reason:
Premise 1 : Protein drug ( taken orally ) --------> digestion-------------------------->So ,not reach the target cell.
premise 2: Non protein drug ( taken orally )---->not digested(because of Chemical Substance)

Ans should strongly support the conclusion: So , Option - A holds good.



Your conclusion and premise seperation is Good.
IMO the answer is A.
can you explain hw ans supports the conclusion?
The conclusion states that IT SHOULD BE INJECTED UNDER SKIN.
but A gives a solution to the problem stated in Premise.
So if answer supports the conclusion , then it should be injected under skin not taken orally.

Please explain.


Premise 1 : Protein drug ( taken orally ) --------> digestion-------------------------->So ,not reach the target cell.
premise 2: Non protein drug ( taken orally )---->not digested(because of Chemical Substance)
We want protein to reach target cell before digesting.
Therefore A is correct which states that it will not be broken down by digestion. Also it will be broken down by target cells

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Useful protein drugs, such as insulin, must still be administered by the cumbersome procedure of injection under the skin. If proteins are taken orally, they are digested and cannot reach their target cells. Certain nonprotein drugs, however, contain chemical bonds that are not broken down by the digestive system. They can, thus, be taken orally.
The statements above most strongly support a claim that a research procedure that successfully accomplishes which of the following would be beneficial to users of protein drugs?
(A) Coating insulin with compounds that are broken down by target cells, but whose chemical bonds are resistant to digestion
(B) Converting into protein compounds, by procedures that work in the laboratory, the nonprotein drugs that resist digestion
(C) Removing permanently from the digestive system any substances that digest proteins
(D) Determining, in a systematic way, what enzymes and bacteria are present in the normal digestive system and whether they tend to be broken down within the body
(E) Determining the amount of time each nonprotein drug takes to reach its target cells
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Useful protein drugs, such as insulin, must still be administered by the cumbersome procedure of injection under the skin. If proteins are taken orally, they are digested and cannot reach their target cells. Certain nonprotein drugs, however, contain chemical bonds that are not broken down by the digestive system. They can, thus, be taken orally.
The statements above most strongly support a claim that a research procedure that successfully accomplishes which of the following would be beneficial to users of protein drugs?
(A) Coating insulin with compounds that are broken down by target cells, but whose chemical bonds are resistant to digestion
(B) Converting into protein compounds, by procedures that work in the laboratory, the nonprotein drugs that resist digestion
(C) Removing permanently from the digestive system any substances that digest proteins
(D) Determining, in a systematic way, what enzymes and bacteria are present in the normal digestive system and whether they tend to be broken down within the body
(E) Determining the amount of time each nonprotein drug takes to reach its target cells



Our problem is this : some thing that is broken by the target cells BUT not broken by the digest system

A) correct

The other choices lack of those things at the same time.

Hope is clear. Otherwise do not esitate to ask :)
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The problem is that protein drugs are broken down by the digestive system and can thus never reach target cells. The good news is that certain nonprotein drugs are not broken down by the digestive system because they contain special chemical bonds. The solution? Find a way to coat the insulin with these special chemical bonds. This matches up with answer (A).

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We are talking about the protein drugs but the AC (A) deals with only one example of the protein drug i.e insulin. I don't know how far is it possible to consider the same as the correct AC.Usually we don't see examples quoted in CR arguments to be the prime answer.
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The passage mentions protein drugs such as insulin. Hnece, insulin is just one example of the useful protein drugs and not the only drug, reckoned by the passage
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askou wrote:
I have noticed that the question asks about users of protein drugs in general. Answer choice A, constraints the applicability of the proposed method to insulin, which even if it is a protein drug, it introduces a limitation that asks the user to assume that since that procedure is possible for insulin it can be applied to other protein drugs as well.

What's wrong with my thinking?


I agree with this statement. Any ideas here?

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