Basics of Canine Nutrition Unit 16 – Glucosamine

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Supplement Glucosamine Description: Glucosamine is an aminopolysaccharide (a combination of an amino acid – glutamine and a sugar – glucose). Glucosamine is concentrated in joint cartilage where it is incorporated in longer chains known as glycosaminoglycans and finally into very large structures known as proteoglycans. The proteoglycans function to attract water into the joint space […]

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