ridecamp@endurance.net: Re: GAGs

Re: GAGs

Niccolai Murphy (niccom@aerostructures.com)
Mon, 07 Apr 1997 06:08:28 -0700

Tivers@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 97-04-03 16:08:09 EST, you write:
> << I recall a Micheal Plumb's journal that warned against the shark
> cartilage version of CS for performance horses as it inhibits red blood
> cell generation. For the proper explanation I'd have to go back through
> the volumes.
> --
> Nicco Murphy >>
> It inhibits proliferation of new blood vessels--one of the problems in
> arthitis and cancer. Haven't heard about red cell production effects.
> ti

Thanks for correcting me, yes that's what it was. So just in case anyone
wants to use it on their horse, it might not be a good idea, use a
bovine trachea derivative instead (which has a lot less of this bad
stuff), no?

Nicco Murphy, San Diego County 'Open the bay door, please, Hal'

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