type II collagen


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type II col·la·gen

collagen unique to cartilage, nucleus pulposis, notochord, and vitreous body; it forms as thin highly glycosylated fibrils.
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The particular standardized form of type II collagen contained in Osteo Bi-Flex EASE has been shown to promote joint comfort*," says author and joint health expert, Dr.
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Urinary type II collagen C-terminal peptide is associated with synovitis and predicts structural bone loss in very early inflammatory arthritis.
The investigators also examined a molecular biomarker of cartilage tissue degradation: the urinary level of C-terminal cross-linking telopeptide of type II collagen, which correlates with radiographic progression of OA.
Six-week old female BALB/C mice were immunized with type II collagen and treated with vehicle alone icariin (25 mg/kg) for 21 days; a control remained untreated.
1 /PRNewswire/ -- Collagen hydrolysate (CH), a special type of gelatine, was shown to stimulate synthesis of type II collagen in a study presented today at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.
In the latter part of 2001, InterHealth introduced UC-II[TM] undenatured type II collagen complex that works with the immune system to promote healthy joints, while improving joint mobility and flexibility.
In this study, inflammation resembling that observed in rheumatoid arthritis was induced in mice by injection of type II collagen, a well-established model system for testing investigational drugs for use in rheumatoid arthritis.
Collagen hydrolysate (CH), a special type of gelatine, has the same amino acid composition as Type II collagen, which makes up approximately 70 percent of the joint cartilage and provides the joint with its tensile strength and stiffness.
Based on extensive clinical research conducted at Harvard Medical School, UC-II(TM) is the only undenatured type II collagen in the marketplace.
Collagen hydrolysate (CH), a special type of gelatine with particular benefit for joint health, has the same amino acid composition as Type II collagen, which makes up approximately 70 percent of the joint cartilage and provides the joint with its tensile strength and stiffness.
David Trentham will present results of four human clinical studies, demonstrating the benefits of undenatured type II collagen in the treatment of immune-related arthritis.