The single sugars GlcA and GlcNAc translocate from the lysosome to the cytosol

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R-HSA-2162229
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Reaction [omitted]
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Homo sapiens
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Glucuronate and N-acetylglucosamine exit the lysosome into the cytosol, ready for reuse in GAG biosynthesis. The mechanism of translocation is unknown (for reviews see Stern 2004, Stern 2003).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
15503855 Hyaluronan catabolism: a new metabolic pathway

Stern, R

Eur J Cell Biol 2004
14514708 Devising a pathway for hyaluronan catabolism: are we there yet?

Stern, R

Glycobiology 2003
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