Glucosamine is an amino sugar and a prominent precursor in the biochemical synthesis of glycosylated proteins and lipids. Glucosamine is a natural chemical compound found in the body. As a supplement, glucosamine is most often used to try to decrease the joint pain caused by arthritis. Glucosamine is a cellulose-like combination product containing naturally occurring "building blocks" used by the body to make cartilage.

Related Journals of Glucosamine
Acta Rheumatologica, Pain Management & Medicine, Bone Reports & Recommendations, Pain & Relief, Arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, Current Opinion in Rheumatology, Journal of Indian Rheumatology Association.