Glucosamine is a precursor of several cartilage components. It is derived from the chitin of shellfish (such as crab, oysters and crabs) and taken in the form of tablets or capsules, often as glucosamine, but sometimes also as glucosamine. Attempts have been made to find alternative renewable sources, including metabolically modified mushrooms and E. coli (1). Glucosamine is often taken with chondroitin sulfate. (See also nutritional supplements Overview.) Glucosamine is…

September 3, 2018