GLC

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GLC

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Greater London Council, abolished 1986
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Glucosamine (GlcN), a naturally occurring amino monosaccharide, exerts certain immunosuppressive effects in vitro and in vivo and is widely used as an alternative therapeutic regimen for rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.[13],[14] It is a common dietary supplement, which is considered safe in humans [15] and widely used for its protective effect on osteoarthritis in healthy adults.[16] In one of our previous studies, GlcN inhibited tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-a)- or interferon-gamma-induced expression of the ICAM-1 gene in human RPE cells [17] and was found to modulate the O-linked glycosylation of the factors involved in nuclear factor-?B signaling.
Chitosan (CS) is a copolymer of N-acetyl-d-glucosamine (Glc-NAc) and d-glucosamine (GlcN) which is present in insects' exoskeletons, crutaceans' shells and fungi cell walls.
The structure of the core backbone is EtNP-6Man[alpha]1-2Man[alpha]1-6Man[alpha]1-4GlcN[alpha]1-6myoInositol-phospholipid (where EtNP is ethanolamine phosphate, Man is mannose, and GlcN is glucosamine).