20kDa HA fragments are translocated to lysosomes

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R-HSA-2160906
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Reaction [omitted]
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Homo sapiens
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The smallest fragments HYAL2 can generate are 20kDa (approximately 50 disaccharide unit) HA fragments. These fragments are internalized and delivered to lysosomes (Knudson et al. 2002, Erickson & Stern 2012) where another hyalurindase, HYAL1, can degrade them further.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
11827788 CD44-mediated uptake and degradation of hyaluronan

Knudson, W, Chow, G, Knudson, CB

Matrix Biol 2002
22216413 Chain gangs: new aspects of hyaluronan metabolism

Erickson, M, Stern, R

Biochem Res Int 2012
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