chondroitin

(redirected from chondroitin sulfate)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

chondroitin

[kän′drō·ə·tən]
(biochemistry)
A nitrogenous polysaccharide occurring in cartilage in the form of condroitinsulfuric acid.
References in periodicals archive ?
Initiation of chondroitin sulfate biosynthesis: a kinetic analysis of UDP-D-oxylose:core protein [beta]-D-xylosyltransferase.
Chondroitin sulfate efficacy versus celecoxib on knee osteoarthritis structural changes using magnetic resonance imaging: a 2-year multicentre exploratory study.
Cosequin ASU Sport contains all the ingredients mentioned above--glucosamine hydrochloride, chondroitin sulfate, and ASU--as well as other active ingredients.
Ji added that even if the supply of disaccharides were guaranteed, it would be even better to calibrate the method with a reference standard of pure chondroitin sulfate. At the moment, however, that's not available: the current standard, Mr.
"In addition, the pronounced reduction in OA cartilage loss found in patients treated with chondroitin sulfate was also associated with a reduction in the size of BML.
The rate of patient response to glucosamine was 3.9 percentage points higher than placebo, while chondroitin sulfate was 5.3 percentage points higher and the combination was 6.5 percentage points higher.
Perhaps the people who examined these 15 studies didn't consider that while glucosamine sulfate is well absorbed, chondroitin sulfate is very poorly absorbed.
Most chondroitin sulfate is extracted from cow tracheas.
Growth rates for each segment within the global chondroitin sulfate market have been determined after a thorough analysis of past trends, demographics, future trends, technological developments, and regulatory requirements.
Chondroitin sulfate CS b-Bioactive was found to be superior to an anti-inflammatory drug (celecoxib) for delaying the progression of knee osteoarthritis, according to new research presented at the Annual meeting of the American Academy of Rheumatology in San Francisco, CA.

Full browser ?