Chondroitin Sulfate: Volume 53

Chondroitin Sulfate: Volume 53 : Structure, role and pharmacological activity

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CS is an unbranched, polydisperse, complex glycosaminoglycan extracted and purified from various tissues. This polyanion is interacting with both plasma and cells, it is able to modulate many biochemical and physiologic processes. Due to the presence of sulfate groups in different amounts and located in various positions, CS represents a very heterogeneous family of polysaccharides. therefore, the preparative approach and the analytical techniques are of paramount importance to produce CS with specific structure and properties and of pharmaceutical grade.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 600 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 31.75mm | 1,080g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Approx. 100 illustrations (50 in full color); Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0120329557
  • 9780120329557

Table of contents

Section headings:
Structure
Biological role of chondroitin sulfate
Pharmacological activities of chondroitin sulphate
Clinical efficacy and trials
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