bovine tracheal cartilage

bovine tracheal cartilage (bōˑ·vīn trāˑ·kē·l kärˑ·t·lij),

n an acidic glycosaminoglycan complex, including 20% chondroitin sulfate and smaller amounts of hyaluronic acid, dermatan sulfate, heparan sulfate, and other polysaccharides, derived from the tracheae of cows. Has been used in cancer treatment and arthritis.
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For muscles and joints that hurt, we tend to recommend items like food sourced serrapeptase, bromelain, papain, acerola cherry, yucca, bovine tracheal cartilage, cayenne, horsetail, and/or devil's claw.
They were randomized in a 1:1 ratio into cohorts receiving either a placebo or a regimen of 1,200 mg CS derived from bovine tracheal cartilage plus 1,500 mg of crystalline GS derived from crustaceans.
Prepared by a patented manufacturing process from purified Bovine Tracheal Cartilage of New Zealand Origin, CoII2 contains 55-65% type II collagen and 12-15% GAG, most of which is chondroitin sulphate.
Also on show is the company's bovine tracheal cartilage powder (BTC).

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