Type II Collagen
Type II Collagen is derived from the sternum of chickens. Chicken Type II Collagen shares many characteristics with human type II collagen. Type II Collagen is the most abundant collagen found in hyaline cartilage (in synovial joints, sternum, respiratory tract), creating 80 to 90% of the total collagen content. Oral tolerance is the key to success with type II collagen, which is used from pain syndromes. It is thought to be useful for rheumatoid arthritis; that type II collagen will help reduce inflammation, among other activities.
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Cautions Orally, chicken collagen hasno reported adverse reactions. However, allergic reactions have been reported with use of bovine collagen and dietary collagen in the form of gelatin.