glycosaminoglycans


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glycosaminoglycans

Mucopolysaccharides, a range of polysaccharides containing amino sugars or monosaccharides in which the -OH group is replaced by an NH2 group. Heparin is a glycosaminoglycan. All six classes contain substantial amounts of D-glucosamine and D-galactosamine.
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Early biopotency signals include significant heparan sulfate (HS) reductions observed in cerebral spinal fluid (50%), urine (69%), plasma (60%) and urinary total glycosaminoglycan (GAG) (67%).
Delayed gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging of cartilage (dGEMRIC) enables noninvasive assessment of glycosaminoglycan (GAG) content in cartilage.
Glucosamine is a component of glycosaminoglycans, which is derived from shellfish.
Because of the anti-coagulation nature, these glycosaminoglycans are therapeutically engineered to prevent thrombosis, and thus has high medicinal value.
Key words: Fibroblasts, glycosaminoglycans, flavonoids
Intrinsic aging--and photoaging-dependent level changes of glycosaminoglycans and their correlation with water content in human skin.
Parsons, "Oxidation of glycosaminoglycans by free radicals and reactive oxidative species: a review of investigative methods," Free Radical Research, vol.
Jargin, "Supplementation of glycosaminoglycans and their precursors in osteoarthritis versus diet modification," International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, vol.
This type of enzyme helps break down long chains of sugar molecules called glycosaminoglycans or GAGs.
Magnetic resonance imaging examinations of the spine showed compression of the cervical cord secondary to glycosaminoglycans accumulation in the dura (Fig.
VIMIZIM is intended to provide the exogenous enzyme GALNS that will be taken up into the lysosomes and increase the catabolism of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs), stated the company.
demonstrated that cartilage had a 60% lower rate of synthesis of glycosaminoglycans and collagen on the rats which received oral strontium therapy in their study [14].