Why are glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin sulfate beneficial in osteoarthritis?

  • Published 2008 in Nature Clinical Practice Rheumatology

Abstract

cyclo­oxygenase 2 after 48 h of incubation, and also quickly induced phosphorylation of mitogen­activated protein kinases 1 and 3. PAR­2 activation seems to make an important contribution to progression of osteoarthritic damage in cartilage. The authors conclude that PAR­2 could be a valuable therapeutic target, since reducing levels of PAR­2 in chondro… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncprheum0747

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@article{2008WhyAG, title={Why are glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin sulfate beneficial in osteoarthritis?}, author={}, journal={Nature Clinical Practice Rheumatology}, year={2008}, volume={4}, pages={172-172} }