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Method for decreasing cartilage damage in dogs

Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. 2010. Method for decreasing cartilage damage in dogs. US20100261793A1. [Patent].

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A method for modulating enzymatic degradation of articular cartilage in a dog comprises administering to the dog an enzymatic degradation modulating effective amount of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), for example as a component of a food composition. By practice of the method in a dog having arthritis, mobility of the dog can be increased, weight bearing in an arthritic limb can be increased, and/or pain associated with arthritis can be reduced.

Item Type: Patent
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Biosciences
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Q Science > QL Zoology
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2022 11:28

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