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  1. haidut

    Cartilage/bone health depends on oxidative metabolism

    A good study that demonstrates yet another "structural" aspect of health - the strength and growth or our cartilage/bones - is heavily dependent on proper mitochondrial function. As such, even minor disruptions of oxidative metabolism can lead to long-term deformations in bone/cartilage, which...
  2. haidut

    Humans Have A 'salamander-like' Ability To Regrow Cartilage

    The title says it all, but the study authors make the unfortunate/handicapped conclusion that while we may very well be able to regrow cartilage, we cannot regrow limbs. Well, multiple animal studies I posted in the last beg to disagree and point to both high metabolism and progesterone as...
  3. P

    A Bound Form Of Silicon In Glycosaminoglycans And Polyuronides

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4268099 Abstract Silicon was found to be a constituent of certain glycosaminoglycans and polyuronides, where it occurs firmly bound to the polysaccharide matrix. 330-554 ppm of bound Si were detected in purified hyaluronic acid from umbilical cord, chondroitin...
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