from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colorless compound, CHO.CH(NH2)(CHOH)3CH2OH, crystallizing in needles.
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This group is closely related to chitin, yielding glucosamin and acetic acid as products of ultimate hydrolysis.
I’ve used the glucosamin-chondroitin supplements for my old girl she’s 15 and also has a bad liver.
Chem. 2, 213) for the isolation of glucosamin hydrochloride, which he succeeded in obtaining in the crystalline form.