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Definition of the noun glucosamine
What does glucosamine mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: glucosamines
- an amino derivative of glucose that is a component of many polysaccharides
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- more generic terms: amino / amino group = the radical -NH2; glucose = a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms
- substance of: chitin = a tough semitransparent horny substance; polyose / polysaccharide = any of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules
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Your A-Z Guide to Over 200 Conditions, Herbs, Vitamins, and Supplements by Shawn Messonnier, D.V.M.
Glucosamine is the most common ch0ndroprotective supplement used for the treatment of osteoarthritis. Chondroitin is the...
Glucosamine is an aminosugar ( made from glutamine and glucose) that is incorporated into articular (joint) cartilage.
by Darryl Millis, David Levine
Glucosamine is an amino sugar that is a precursor for biochemical synthesis of glycosylated proteins and lipids.
Because glucosamine is a precursor for glycosaminoglycans, and glycosaminoglycans are a major component of joint cartilage, ...
Chronic Pain For Dummies (2011)
by Stuart Kassan, MD, Charles J. Vierck, Jr., PhD, Elizabeth Vierck, MS
Glucosamine is a form of an amino sugar, and chondroitin is part of a protein. They're the building blocks that your body uses to build cartilage. The theory behind using the supplement is that ...
by Nicholas Long, Wing-Tak Wong
Glucosamine is a convenient functionalised glucose molecule; two of these have been attached to ECD as shown in 69 (Figure 6.26). In vitro cellular uptake was suppressed by D- but not l-glucose, suggesting the use of the GlUT-1 pathway.
Dietary Supplements (2004)
A Framework for Evaluating Safety by Committee on the Framework for Evaluating the Safety of the Dietary Supplements, Institute of Medicine, National Research Council
html Appendix E Glucosamine: Prototype Monograph Summary1 V. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS A. Summary Glucosamine is an amino monosaccharide that is derived from cellular glucose metabolism ...
by Dottie Laflamme
Glucosamine is a precursor to hyaluronic acid and other glycosaminoglycans. Chondroitin sulfate is also a precursor to major glycosaminoglycans, which in turn are complexed to proteins like aggrecan, to provide proteoglycans.
Pharmacology - E-Book (2014)
Principles and Applications by Eugenia M. Fulcher, Robert M. Fulcher, Cathy Dubeansky Soto
Because glucosamine is an amino sugar, persons with diabetes mellitus should check blood sugar levels more frequently. Combined with anticoagulant agents, chondroitin may cause bleeding because this supplement is similar in chemical ...
The Cellulite Solution (2007)
A Doctor's Program for Losing Lumps, Bumps, Dimples, and Stretch Marks by Howard Murad
Glucosamine is the building block for the ingredients needed to repair the dermis —as well as all of the rest of the connective tissue throughout your body. An adequate supply of this rejuvenating skin strengthener may Cellulite Stopper #1: ...
An Evidence-Based Guide by Lesley Braun, Marc Cohen
PRACTICE POINTS/PATIENT COUNSELLING • Glucosamine is a naturally occurring building block of joint tissue and cartilage.
Anatomy and Physiology (2015)
by Kevin T. Patton
Glucosamine is an amino sugar important in cartilage formation, maintenance, and repair. Go back to Figure 8-2 (p. 141) to see how such molecules are incorporated into the ECM of a tissue. Components of the organic matrix help cartilage ...
by Chad Starkey, Glen Johnson
Glucosamine. Glucosamine is an amino-sugar substrate used in the synthesis of the major structural components of cartilage.20,21 In addition to a cartilage- synthesis function, glucosamine also appears to have antiinflammatory effects ...
Life , Science of Biology (2016)
by CTI Reviews
Glucosamine is an amino sugar and a prominent precursor in the biochemical synthesis of glycosylated proteins and lipids.
Your comprehensive A-to Z guide for healing with herbs, nutrition, supplements, and secret remedies by DR. MAO SHING NI
Glucosamine is an amino sugar that occurs naturally in the body for forming and repairing cartilage, and is available as a...
A person's natural production of glucosamine may slow with age, and the supplement is often taken in response to this ...
by Sarah Brewer
Glucosamine sulphate is a substance that is naturally made in the body from a sugar (glucose) and an amino acid (glutamine).
Glucosamine is essential for the production of new cartilage and synthesis of the joints' oil (synovial fluid). Larger ...
by Deborah R. Mitchell
Glucosamine Sulfate (gloo-KOH-suh-meen SUIF fate) is a compound that occurs naturally in all body tissues and is a vital component in holding tissue cells together. Glucosarrrine sulfate is also one of the chemicals that forms the major ...
Concise Medical Dictionary (2015)
by Elizabeth Martin
Glucosamine is a component of *mucopolysaccharides and *glycoproteins: for example, *hyaluronic acid, a mucopolysaccharide found in synovial fluid, and * heparin. Glucosamine is taken as a supplement to help manage osteoarthritis.
by Robert A. Ronzio
glucosamine desserts, processed fruits and vegetables, imitation dairy products, and certain cured meats. (See also...
Glucosamine is a raw material for GLY- COSAMINOGLYCANS, structural materials needed for healthy joints. It is also a ...
by Mary Harwell Sayler, Arya Nick Shamie
Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate dietary supplements may also help alleviate existing joint pain.” Dosage and Potential Side Effects In an article for the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, Dr. Michele Hooper wrote, “Although no study ...
by Gary Null
When joint aches have already manifested, consumption of several nutritional supplements, such as boron, glucosamine sulfate, boswellia, vitamin C and vitamin E, can help combat the pain. In addition, vitamin C and ozone therapy can be ...
Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients Found in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter
GLUCOSAMINE ' Found in chitin ...
by Michael Eskin, Snait Tamir
showed glucosamine significantly inhibited NfκB activity, as well as the nuclear translocation of p50 and p65 proteins involved in the inflammatory process.
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Scrabble value of G2L1U1C3O1S1A1M3I1N1E1
The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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