amino sugar


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amino sugar

a MONOSACCHARIDE in which an amino group has replaced an hydroxyl group on one or more occasions.
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Glucosamine which is an amino sugar usually found in shellfish boosts the body's capacity to build cartilage.
They found that the distribution of amino sugar N was higher in agricultural soils non-responsive to N fertilization, such as those that had been manured, than in N-fertilizer-responsive soils, and was useful in estimating soil-N availability.
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The research also highlighted a new area to explore for future treatments as GFPT1 is involved in the metabolism of amino sugar.
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Taking Glucosamine sulphate, which is an amino sugar and one of the building blocks of cartilage, will, after a few months, help to ease joint problems.
Windmill has tapped into consumer interest in the combination of glucosamine, a naturally occurring amino sugar that recent research suggests can fight arthritis-related pain, and chondroitin, a nutritional supplement used by many arthritis sufferers, with several items that contain these substances.
The higher amino sugar concentrations may be attributed to a decreased mineralisation of hexosamines and muramic acid due to more recalcitrant litter and/or to increased contribution of microbial substances at the reforestation site as indicated by the presence of visible fungal hyphae, coupled with an increasing population of bacteria living upon the residues of fungi (Troeh and Thompson 1993).
Tillage regime did not outweigh the effect of texture; with the high clay plots showing a decrease in the rate of microbial derived amino sugar decay over the incubation.
Glucosamine, for example, is an amino sugar that occurs naturally in the body and plays a role in building the the cartilage that cushions joints.
The two scientists have found the supply of available nitrogen in soil is related to amino sugar nitrogen, which occurs in soil microorganisms.
It is also vital to have sufficient vitamin D in your diet - to ensure correct absorption of calcium - and glucosamine, an amino sugar manufactured by the body which plays a role in cartilage formation and