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Question 1:
What is Glucosamine also known as?
-di-3-pinanylborane, Diisopinocampheylborane, Ipc2BH
formic anammonide
2-Amino-2-deoxy-D-glucose chitosamine

Question 2:
What is the chemical name of Glucosamine (IUPAC)
- 3-Amino-6- oxane-2,4,5-triol

Question 3: It is also present in some fungi, such as ________.
Aspergillus nigerFungusGlucoseAscomycota

Question 4: Glucosamine contains an ________ that is positively charged at physiological pH.

Question 5: [43][44] There was not only an improvement in symptoms but also an improvement in joint space narrowing on ________.
RadiographyGamma rayIonizing radiationX-ray

Question 6: Glucosamine was first prepared in 1876 by Georg Ledderhose by the hydrolysis of chitin with concentrated ________.
Hydrochloric acidHydrogen chlorideSulfuric acidEthanol

Question 7: Glucosamine (C6H13NO5) is an amino sugar and a prominent precursor in the ________ synthesis of glycosylated proteins and lipids.
MetabolismBiochemistryAmino acidAdenosine triphosphate

Question 8: [1] It is produced commercially by the hydrolysis of crustacean ________ or, less commonly by fermentation of a grain such as corn or wheat.
ExoskeletonSpongeSmall shelly faunaArthropod

Question 9: Glucosamine is a popular ________ used by consumers for the treatment of osteoarthritis.
Traditional Chinese medicineHerbalismNaturopathyAlternative medicine

Question 10: [citation needed] In the US it is one of the most common non-vitamin, non-mineral, ________ used by adults.
Dietary supplementHerbalismFolic acidWolfberry

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