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Chondroitin Sulfate

What is Chondroitin Sulfate?

Chondroitin sulfate is a sulfated glycosaminoglycan composed of a chain of alternating sugars and often used as a dietary supplement. [1]

Sources


It is currently manufactured from natural sources such as; shark/beef cartilage or bovine trachea and also by synthetic means. [2]
History
Chondroitin was first extracted and purified in the 1960s. [2]
Source(s) Derived From
Animal Sources
Animal
Chemical (Synthetic) Sources
Chemical (Synthetic)

Natural or Artificial?
Both (Can be derived from Natural & Artificial Sources)
References
Aliases
This ingredient is tagged with the following aliases:

Chondroitin Sodium Sulfate
Chondroitin Sulfate Sodium

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