Chondroitin Sulfate, 53

Structure, role and pharmacological activity

  • Nicola Volpi, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Department of Biologia Animale, Modena, Italy


University researchers and students in the field of complex polysaccharides, biomaterials, biochemistry, pharmacology and pathology. Pharmaceutical companies, researchers, and medical doctors/clinicians.


Book information

  • Published: June 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-032955-7

Table of Contents

STRUCTUREIsolation, purification and analysis of chondroitin sulfate proteoglycansFumiko Matsui and Atsuhiko OohiraIsolation and Purification of Chondroitin SulfateLuiz-Claudio F. SilvaStructure of chondroitin sulfateFotini N. Lamari and Nikos K. KaramanosProgress in the structural biology of chondroitin sulfateBarbara MulloyThe biosynthesis and catabolism of galactosaminoglycansVikas Prabhakar and Ram SasisekharanBiosynthesis of chondroitin sulfate: from the early, precursor discoveries to nowadays, genetic approachesMauro S.G. Pavao, Ana Christina Vilela-Silva and Paulo A.S. MouraoAdvances in the analysis of chondroitin/dermatan sulfateM. Stylianou, I.-E. Triantaphyllidou and D.H. VyniosChondroitin sulfate lyases - their applications in analysis and glycobiotechnologyEmmanuel Petit, Cedric Delattre, Dulce Papy-Garcia and Phillipe MichaudChondroitin sulfate Lyases: Structure, Activity and Applications in Analysis and the Treatment of DiseasesRobert J. Linhardt, Fikri Y Avci, Toshohiko Toida, Yeong Shik Kim and Miroslaw CyglerBIOLOGICAL ROLE OF CHONDROITIN SULFATEStructure, metabolism and tissue roles of chondroitin sulfate proteoglycansChristopher J. Handley, Tom Samiric and Mina Z. IlicEmergence and structural characteristics of chondroitin sulfates in the animal kingdomLucia O. Sampaio and Helena B. NaderRole of the sulfation pattern of chondroitin sulfate in its biological activities and the binding of growth factorsChilkunda D. Nandini and Kazuyuki SugaharaChondroitin sulfate as a key molecule in the development of atherosclerosis and cancer progressionA.D. Theocharis, G.N. Tzanakakis and N.K. KaramanosChondroitin sulfate proteoglycans in tumor progressionYanusz Wegrowski and Francois-Xavier MaquartChondroitin sulfate proteoglycans in the brainSachiko Aono and Atsuhiko OohiraChondroitin/dermatan sulfate in the central nervous system: structures and functions in health and diseaseUwe Rauch and Joachim KapplerChondroitin sulfate proteoglycan and its degradation products in CNS repairAsya Rolls and Michal SchwartzRole of Chondroitin 4-Sulfate in Pregnancy-Associated MalariaD. Channe GowdaPHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES OF CHONDROITIN SULFATEImmunological activity of chondroitin sulfateToshihiko Toida, Shinobu Sakai, Hiroshi Akiyama and Robert J. LindhardtAntioxidant activity of chondroitin sulfateG.M. Campo, A. Avenoso, S. Campo, A.M. Ferlazzo and A. CaltroniEffects of chondroitin sulfate on the cellular metabolismN. Brandl, J. Holzmann, R. Schabus and M. HuettingerIn vitro effects of chondroitin sulfateA. Fioravanti, R. Marcolongo and G. CollodelEffect of chondroitin sulfate as nutraceutical in dogs with arthropathiesBritta DobeneckerChondroitin sulfate as a structure modifying agentDaniel Uebelhart, Ruud Knols, Elling D. de Bruin and Gust VerbruggenCLINICAL EFFICACY AND TRIALSChondroitin sulfate in the management of erosive osteoarthritis of the interphalangeal finger jointsGust VerbruggenChondroitin sulfate in the management of hip and knee osteoarthritis: an overviewGeraldine Bana, Benedicte Jamard, Evelyne Verrouil and Bernard MazieresTreatment of knee osteoarthritis with oral chondroitin sulfateDaniel Uebelhart, Ruud Knols, Elling D. de Bruin and Gust Verbruggen