Chondroitin is a chondrin
Chondrin is a bluish-white gelatin-like substance, being a protein-carbohydrate complex and can be obtained by boiling cartilage in water.The cartilage is a connective tissue that contains cells embedded in a matrix of chondrin.-External links:*...


Types include:
  • Chondroitin sulfate
    Chondroitin sulfate
    Chondroitin sulfate is a sulfated glycosaminoglycan composed of a chain of alternating sugars . It is usually found attached to proteins as part of a proteoglycan. A chondroitin chain can have over 100 individual sugars, each of which can be sulfated in variable positions and quantities...

  • Dermatan sulfate
    Dermatan sulfate
    Dermatan sulfate is a glycosaminoglycan found mostly in skin, but also in blood vessels, heart valves, tendons, and lungs....

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