chondroitin sulfate


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chondroitin sulfate

 [kon-dro´ĭ-tin]
a glycosaminoglycan (mucopolysaccharide) which is widespread in connective tissue, particularly cartilage, and in the cornea.

chondroitin sulfate

/chon·dro·i·tin sul·fate/ (kon-dro´ĭ-tin)
1. a glycosaminoglycan that predominates in connective tissue, particularly cartilage, bone, and blood vessels, and in the cornea.
2. a preparation of chondroitin sulfate from bovine tracheal cartilage, administered orally for the treatment of osteoarthritis and joint pain.

chondroitin sulfate

A glycosaminoglycan present in connective tissue, including the cornea and cartilage. It is used as a dietary supplement to treat joint pain, esp. in people and animals with degenerative joint disease, usually combined with the dietary supplement glucosamine.
See also: chondroitin

chondroitin sulfate

a glycosaminoglycan (mucopolysaccharide) which is widespread in connective tissue, particularly cartilage, and in the cornea.
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The American College of Rheumatology Subcommittee on Osteoarthritis believes that it is too early to issue recommendations for use of glucosamine sulfate or chondroitin sulfate for treatment of osteoarthritis.
The majority of N-acetyl-[beta]-D-hexosaminidase in mast cells is stored in mast cell granules (Schwartz and Austen 1980) and is released upon mast cell activation in parallel with other preformed mediators such as [beta]-glucuronidase, [beta]-D-galactosidase, mast cell-specific proteases, chondroitin sulfate E proteoglycan, and histamine (Razin et al.
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This stain detects if there is any chondroitin sulfate found in the cartilage.
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