chondroprotective

chondroprotective

A specific compound or chemical that delays progressive joint space narrowing characteristic of arthritis and improves the biomechanics of articular joints by protecting chondrocytes.

chondroprotective

agents that retard degradation of articular cartilage and promote chondrocyte metabolism in the treatment of osteoarthritis in dogs and cats. See also pentosan polysulfate, glycosaminoglycan polysulfate.
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Concentration of chondroprotective anabolic cytokines is high in PRP compared to whole blood.
Synergistic chondroprotective effects of curcumin and resveratrol in human articular chondrocytes: inhibition of IL-1 beta-induced NF kappaB-mediated inflammation and apoptosis.
Intra-articular hyaluronic acid may have disease-modifying chondroprotective activity and positive effects on biomarkers associated with disease progression.
Therefore, the observation that the saponin containing S-fraction contains the chondroprotective substance(s) whereas the more polar fraction was ineffective was of interest.
Many manufacturers formulate these chondroprotective nutrients into their pet foods to help stimulate cartilage metabolism and inhibit its degeneration as wed as provide anti-inflammatory properties.
There was also a reduced level of death of the chondrocytes, suggesting that this dipeptide provided a chondroprotective effect.
Meniscal allograft transplantation in the sheep knee: Evaluation of chondroprotective effects.
A second study concluded that substantial weight loss has a chondroprotective effect, according to a study that assessed pain scores, joint biomarkers, and markers of systemic inflammation.
Hematologic, hemostatic, and biochemical effects in dogs receiving an oral chondroprotective agent for thirty days.
Chondroprotective supplements such as Glucosamine and Chondroitin sulphate would work well to improve her ageing joints and can be obtained from local vet clinics, health food stores and online.
In addition to a well-established body of evidence regarding calcitonin's effect on bone resorption, both in vivo and in vitro clinical studies suggest that calcitonin may have chondroprotective qualities (counter the acceleration of cartilage degradation), while at the same time, mitigating pain.
17) Despite extensive clinical experience, certain aspects of local corticosteroid treatment remain controversial, such as its questionable deleterious effects and potential chondroprotective properties.