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Glucosamine Hydrochloride is an amino sugar and a prominent precursor in the biochemical synthesis of glycosylated proteins and lipids. Glucosamine is part of the structure of the polysaccharides chitosan and chitin, which compose the exoskeletons of crustaceans and other arthropods, cell walls in fungi and many higher organisms. Glucosamine is one of the most abundant monosaccharides.
Oral glucosamine is a dietary supplement.Glucosamine is often sold in combination with other supplements such as chondroitin sulfate and methylsulfonylmethane.
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|Alternate Names||2-Amino-2-deoxy-D-glucose hydrochloride; Chitosamine hydrochloride|
|Application Notes||Oral glucosamine is a dietary supplement.Glucosamine is often sold in combination with other supplements such as chondroitin sulfate and methylsulfonylmethane.|
|Base Catalog Number||19989301|
|Beilstein Registry Number||4157370|
|Format||Off White Powder|
|Melting Point||190-194 °C (dec.)(lit.)|
|Optical Rotation||+70° to +73°|
|Pack Size||1 kg|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter|
|pH||3.0 - 5.0(20 mg/mL, H2O)|
|Solubility||100 mg/mL in water.|