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1. Resembling or characteristic of a goose.
2. present in muscle and the brain. Synonym(s): N-methylcarnosine
[L. anserinus, fr. anser, goose]


/an·ser·ine/ (an´ser-īn) pertaining to or like a goose.


see anseriform.

anseriform, anserine

said of birds; refers to ducks, geese, swans, members of the order Anseriformes.
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Protective effects of carnosine, homocarnosine and anserine against peroxyl radical-mediated Cu, Zn superoxide dismutase modification.
Medial knee pain reproduced on palpation of the anatomical site of insertion of the pes anserine tendon complex supports a diagnosis of pes anserine bursitis, with or without edema.
Other risk factors for anserine bursitis are gait abnormalities or running and jogging.
Due to pain location, SOMTP may be confused with osteochondritis dissecans, medial meniscus pathologies and pes anserine bursitis.
Effect of carnosine homocarnosine and anserine on hydroxylation of the guanine moiety in 2'-deoxyguanosine, DNA and nucleohistone with hydrogen peroxide in the presence of nickel(II).
3]), [delta]-allo-hydroxylysine ([delta]-HyLys), ornithine (Orn), 3-methylhistidine (MeHis), anserine (Ans), and carnosine (Car).
You might check for pes anserine bursitis and/or tendinitis.
Upon initial examination, there was mild swelling located over the right medial knee and pes anserine insertion.
The examiner should also rule out other potential causes of anterior knee pain, such as patellar ligament, quadriceps tendon, pes anserine, hip, or lumbar spine diseases.
Objective: Anserine Bursitis (AB) is often associated with Knee Osteoarthritis (OA), and if identified can be easily treated.
Neither D-carnosine, (beta-alanyl-D-histidine), homocarnosine, anserine, nor beta-alanine had the same effects as carnosine on human fibroblasts.