Property: The molecular weight is generally 20,000-50,000, white powder, with strong water absorption, easily soluble in water and become a viscous solution, insoluble in organic solvents such as ethanol, ether, acetone, etc. Its chemical composition is a high polymer of D-glucuronic acid and acetyl hexosamine (glucose and galactose) linked by 1,3-b-glycosidic bonds.
Uses: Chondroitin sulfate, an acidic mucopolysaccharide, is a commonly used clinical drug for some neuropathic headaches, neuralgia, arthralgia, migraine, arteriosclerosis, etc.; it can also be used for hearing loss caused by streptomycin Adjuvant therapy for disorders and hepatitis.
Users: Chondroitin can increase the production of bone joint fluid and prevent the wear and tear of cartilage cells, so it is the best nutritional supplement for patients with degenerative arthritis. In addition, for some athletes who exercise a lot of joints, dancers or overweight It is necessary to take Chondroitin for the prevention of joint degeneration for the groups that cause the transitional burden on the joints.
In addition, it is widely used in the treatment of degenerative arthritis. It is also the main component of the joint connective buffer tissue, glucosamine, but the supplementation of Chondroitin can greatly improve the improvement effect of glucosamine alone in the clinical symptoms of arthritis.