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Suppression of Human Cartilage Degradation and Chondrocyte Activation by a Unique Mineral Supplement (SierraSil ™ ) and a Cat's Claw Extract, Vincaria ®

@inproceedings{Miller2004SuppressionOH,
  title={Suppression of Human Cartilage Degradation and Chondrocyte Activation by a Unique Mineral Supplement (SierraSil ™ ) and a Cat's Claw Extract, Vincaria ®},
  author={M. J. Miller and S. Ahmed and P. Bobrowski and T. Haqqi},
  year={2004}
}
  • M. J. Miller, S. Ahmed, +1 author T. Haqqi
  • Published 2004
  • Materials Science
  • Cartilage degradation, a hallmark of both rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, contributes to the dysmobility, pain and compromised quality of life associated with these conditions. We investigated the hypothesis that the unique clay-based mineral supplement SierraSil alone, and in combination with an extract of cat’s claw, Vincaria,® could limit human cartilage degradation-activated chondrocytes. The investigative model used was human cartilage tissue, obtained at the time of knee surgery… CONTINUE READING

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