Chondroitin sulfate and other sulfate containing chondroprotective agents may exhibit their effects by overcoming a deficiency of sulfur amino acids

Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2003 Mar;11(3):228-30. doi: 10.1016/s1063-4584(02)00351-5.
No abstract available

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Cartilage, Articular / metabolism
  • Chondroitin Sulfates / metabolism*
  • Cysteine / deficiency
  • Cysteine / metabolism*
  • Dietary Proteins / metabolism*
  • Humans
  • Methionine / deficiency
  • Methionine / metabolism*
  • Middle Aged
  • Osteoarthritis / metabolism
  • Sulfates / urine

Substances

  • Dietary Proteins
  • Sulfates
  • Chondroitin Sulfates
  • Methionine
  • Cysteine