OBJECTIVES--Chondroitin sulphate is the major sulphated glycosaminoglycan present in the extracellular matrix of soft connective tissues and the aim of this study was to investigate the distribution of chondroitin sulphate species in normal and diseased synovium. METHODS--Distribution of chondroitin-4-sulphate/dermatan sulphate (Ch4S/DS) and chondroitin-6-sulphate in normal (n = 6), osteoarthritic (n = 4) and rheumatoid (n = 10) synovium was determined using an immunoperoxidase technique and specific monoclonal antibodies to chondroitinase ABC-digested preparations. RESULTS--Ch4S/DS was expressed throughout the interstitium of all tissues and was also present on blood vessels in rheumatoid samples only. Ch6S was expressed in the lining layer of normal synovium but was absent from this site in osteoarthritic and rheumatoid tissues. Ch6S was also present on all blood vessels in all tissues. CONCLUSIONS--The distinct zonal distributions of Ch4S/DS and Ch6S and their alteration in disease suggest ...
article{717e4ead-cda5-44a8-b015-aedee76d1de0, abstract = {Human embryonic skin fibroblasts were pretreated with transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) for 6 h and then labeled with [35S]sulphate and [3H]leucine for 24 h. Radiolabeled proteoglycans from the culture medium and the cell layer were isolated and separated by isopycnic density-gradient centrifugation, followed by gel, ion-exchange and hydrophobic-interaction chromatography. The major proteoglycan species were examined by polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis in sodium dodecyl sulphate before and after enzymatic degradation of the polysaccharide chains. The results showed that TGF-beta increased the production of several different 35S-labelled proteoglycans. A large chondroitin/dermatan sulphate proteoglycan (with core proteins of approximately 400-500 kDa) increased 5-7-fold and a small dermatan sulphate proteoglycan (PG-S1, also termed biglycan, with a core protein of 43 kDa) increased 3-4-fold both in the medium and in the cell ...
Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) are linear polysaccharide chains consisting of repeating disaccharide units and form proteglycans by covalently attaching to their core proteins. Chondroitin sulfate (CS) is a glycosaminoglycan with the disaccharide unit of beta-D-galactosamine (GalNAc) and beta-D-glucuronic acid (GlcA), and often modified with ester-linked sulfate at certain positions. Dermatan sulfate (DS) is a modified form of CS, in which a portion of D-glucuronate residues is epimerized to L-iduronates (IdoA). CS and DS are linked to serine residues in core proteins via a linkage tetrasaccharide formed by the transfer of xylose and three more residues [MD:M00057]. The assembly process of CS is initiated by transferring GalNAc residue to the linkage tetrasaccharide. The polymerization is catalyzed by bifunctional enzymes (chondroitin synthases) possessing both beta 1,3 glucuronosyltransferase and beta 1,4 N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase activities [MD:M00058]. Chondroitin polymerization also ...
Dermatan sulfate is a glycosaminoglycan (formerly called a mucopolysaccharide) found mostly in skin, but also in blood vessels, heart valves, tendons, and lungs. It is also referred to as chondroitin sulfate B, although it is no longer classified as a form of chondroitin sulfate by most sources. The formula is C14H21NO15S. Dermatan sulfate may have roles in coagulation, cardiovascular disease, carcinogenesis, infection, wound repair, and fibrosis. Dermatan sulfate accumulates abnormally in several of the mucopolysaccharidosis disorders. An excess of dermatan sulfate in the mitral valve is characteristic of myxomatous degeneration of the leaflets leading to redundancy of valve tissue and ultimately, mitral valve prolapse (into the left atrium) and insufficiency. This chronic prolapse occurs mainly in women over the age of 60, and can predispose the patient to mitral annular calcification. Mitral valve insufficiency can lead to eccentric (volume dependent or dilated) hypertrophy and eventually ...
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Xenopus laevis is an excellent animal for analyzing early vertebrate development. Various effects of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) on growth factor-related cellular events during embryogenesis have been demonstrated in Xenopus. To elucidate the relationship between alterations in fine structure and changes in the specificity of growth factor-binding during Xenopus development, heparan sulfate (HS) and chondroitin/dermatan sulfate (CS/DS) chains were isolated at four different embryonic stages and their structure and growth factor-binding capacities were compared. The total amounts of both HS and CS/DS chains decreased from the pre-midblastula transition to the gastrula stage, but increased exponentially during the following developmental stages. The length of HS chains was not significantly affected by development, whereas that of CS/DS chains increased with development. The disaccharide composition of GAGs in embryos also changed during development. The degree of sulfation of the HS chains ...
Human skin fibroblasts were exposed to various concentrations (from 0.01 to 5.0 units/ml) of human recombinant interleukin-1 alpha and interleukin-1 beta (IL-1 alpha and IL-1 beta). Both IL-1 alpha and IL-1 beta were found to increase dermatan-sulphate-proteoglycan (DSPG) core-protein mRNA levels. Maximal increase (3.0-fold) was seen at 48 h after addition of 1 unit of IL-1 beta/ml. In spite of the elevated DSPG-core-protein mRNA only a slight increase (from 10 to 18%) could be seen in the production of DSPG to cell-culture medium. No changes in the molecular mass of DSPG could be detected. ...
We are attempting to develop methods for the sequencing of glycosaminoglycans from their reducing end. Here we describe a procedure for the analysis of dermatan sulphate from pig skin. The glycosaminoglycan is released from its parent proteoglycan by exhaustive proteolysis by using both endo- and exo-peptidases. The amino group of the residual serine residue is conjugated with a p-hydroxyphenyl group, which in turn is iodinated with 125I (the Bolton-Hunter reagent, BHR). The ion-exchange-purified end-labelled dermatan sulphate is then degraded partially or completely by various enzymic or chemical means to yield fragments extending from the labelled serine residue to the point of cleavage. The various products are separated by gradient PAGE, detected by autoradiography and quantified by videodensitometry. Complete digestion with chondroitin ABC lyase affords the labelled fragment delta HexA-GalNAc(-SO4)-GlcA-Gal-Gal-Xyl-Ser(-BHR). The structure was confirmed by sequential degradation from the ...
My research is focused on the elucidation of the structure and function of connective tissue macromolecules in health and disease. I have a special interest in the study of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) and the proteoglycans (PGs) to which they are attached.. Glycosaminoglycans are a class of sulphated polysaccharides found in association with a protein core to form a PG. The structural diversity of GAGs is large and as novel systems are being examined and increasingly sensitive methods of detection and analysis are being used this diversity is expanding.. Important functionality is associated with GAGs and PGs and my work seeks to identify and examine these functions and their relationship with structural motifs especially within the GAG chondroitin / dermatan sulphate.. My work involves the development of GAG isolation and analysis methodologies and the application of these methods to several areas of investigation.. Development of methods for structural characterisation The development of rapid ...
Endothelial cell-specific molecule 1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the ESM1 gene. This gene encodes a secreted protein which is mainly expressed in the endothelial cells in human lung and kidney tissues. The expression of this gene is regulated by cytokines, suggesting that it may play a role in endothelium-dependent pathological disorders. The transcript contains multiple polyadenylation and mRNA instability signals. The ESM-1 gene product is also called endocan since 2001, when it was characterized as a dermatan sulfate proteoglycan by Bechard et al. Recently, endocan/ESM-1 has been described as a specific biomarker of tip cells during neoangiogenesis by independent teams. Endocan expression has been shown to be increase in presence of pro-angiogenic growth factors such as VEGF (vascular endothelial growth factor) or FGF-2 (fibroblast growth factor 2). In hypervascularized cancers, overexpression of endocan has been detected by immunohistochemistry using monoclonal antibodies ...
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INTENDED USE: BIOPHEN H-CoII kit is a chromogenic assay for measuring Heparin Cofactor II activity in human plasma or in purified systems, using a chromogenic method, manual or automated, based on the inhibition of a constant but in excess amount of thrombin. TEST PRINCIPLE: Heparin Cofactor II is an anticoagulant protein which inhibits specifically thrombin. This inhibition is highly enhanced by glycoaminoglycans such as Dermatan Sulfate (1). By contrast with Heparin, Dermatan Sulfate activates specifically Heparin Cofactor II (7). The BIOPHEN H-CoII assay is a chromogenic method based on the inhibition of a constant and in excess amount of thrombin, by the tested Heparin Cofactor II in presence of dermatan sulfate, and measurement of residual thrombin by its amidolytic activity on a thrombin specific chromogenic substrate (SIIa-01). pNA is then released from the substrate. The amount of pNA released is directly related to the residual thrombin activity. There is an inverse relationship
Heparin cofactor II (HCII), a protein encoded by the SERPIND1 gene, is a coagulation factor that inhibits IIa, and is a cofactor for heparin and dermatan sulfate ("minor antithrombin"). The product encoded by this gene is a serine proteinase inhibitor which rapidly inhibits thrombin in the presence of dermatan sulfate or heparin. The gene contains five exons and four introns. This protein shares homology with antithrombin and other members of the alpha 1-antitrypsin superfamily. Mutations in this gene are associated with heparin cofactor II deficiency. Heparin Cofactor II deficiency can lead to increased thrombin generation and a hypercoagulable state. GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ENSG00000099937 - Ensembl, May 2017 GRCm38: Ensembl release 89: ENSMUSG00000022766 - Ensembl, May 2017 "Human PubMed Reference:". "Mouse PubMed Reference:". "Entrez Gene: SERPIND1 serpin peptidase inhibitor, clade D (heparin cofactor), member 1". Griffith MJ, Carraway T, White GC, Dombrose FA (1983). "Serpin receptor 1: ...
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Heparin cofactor II (HCII) is a serine proteinase inhibitor in human plasma that rapidly inhibits thrombin in the presence of dermatan sulfate or heparin. To understand the molecular mechanism for HCII deficiency in a patient with reduced circulating HCII antigen, we studied a Japanese .... ...
A key event in Alzheimers disease (AD) pathogenesis is the formation of insoluble peptides -amyloid aggregates and this process is favoured by a condition of hyperhomocysteinemia. To date, there is growing evidence that implicates glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) in the pathophysiology of amyloidosis but no data are available on the characterization of brain GAGs involved in the enhancing -amyloid fibrillogenesis in relationship to their structure and physico-chemical properties. Furthermore, few studies have been performed on the relationship between hyperhomocysteinemia and extracellular matrix (ECM) modifications. The aim of this study was to evaluate the amount and chemical structure of GAGs in rat striatal areas where -amyioid fibrillogenesis was induced, and in conditions of hyperhomocysteinemia. The intrastriatal injection of -amyloid produced a significant decrease (-40.8%) in the hyaluronic acid (HA) percentage and an increase (+14.5%) in the dermatan sulfate (DS) with a total ...
Catalyzes the transfer of sulfate to position 4 of the N-acetylgalactosamine (GalNAc) residue of dermatan sulfate. Plays a pivotal role in the formation of 4-0-sulfated IdoA blocks in dermatan sulfate. Transfers sulfate to the C-4 hydroxyl of beta1,4-linked GalNAc that is substituted with an alpha-linked iduronic acid (IdoUA) at the C-3 hydroxyl. Transfers sulfate more efficiently to GalNAc residues in -IdoUA-GalNAc-IdoUA- than in -GlcUA-GalNAc-GlcUA-sequences. Has preference for partially desulfated dermatan sulfate. Addition of sulfate to GalNAc may occur immediately after epimerization of GlcUA to IdoUA. Appears to have an important role in the formation of the cerebellar neural network during postnatal brain development. ...
Chondroitin is responsible for keeping the joint cartilage lubricated by absorbing water and providing the building blocks for new cartilage. It helps alleviate symptoms of osteoarthritis. Chondroitin is anti-inflammatory it helps reduce swelling around joints and prevents the degradation of joint cartilage. Chondroitin is usually taken together with glucosamine sulfate ...
Proteoglycans (PGs) are composed of highly sulfated glycosaminoglycans chains (GAGs) attached to specific core proteins. They are present in extracellular matrices, on the cell surface and in storage granules of hematopoietic cells. Heparan sulfate (HS) and chondroitin/dermatan sulfate (CS/DS) GAGs play indispensable roles in a wide range of biological processes, where they can serve as protein carriers, be involved in growth factor or morphogen gradient formation and act as co-receptors in signaling processes. Protein binding abilities of GAGs are believed to be predominantly dependent on the arrangement of the sugar modifications, sulfation and epimerization, into specific oligosaccharide sequences. Although the process of HS and CS/DS assembly and modification is not fully understood, a set of GAG biosynthetic enzymes have been fairly well studied and several mutations in genes encoding for this Golgi machinery have been linked to human genetic disorders.. This thesis focuses on the zebrafish ...
Proteoglycans (PGs) are glycosylated proteins of biological importance at cell surfaces, in the extracellular matrix, and in the circulation. PGs are produced and modified by glycosaminoglycan (GAG) chains in the secretory pathway of animal cells. The most common GAG attachment site is a serine residue followed by a glycine (-ser-gly-), from which a linker tetrasaccharide extends and may continue as a heparan sulfate, a heparin, a chondroitin sulfate, or a dermatan sulfate GAG chain. Which type of GAG chain becomes attached to the linker tetrasaccharide is influenced by the structure of the protein core, modifications occurring to the linker tetrasaccharide itself, and the biochemical environment of the Golgi apparatus, where GAG polymerization and modification by sulfation and epimerization take place. The same cell type may produce different GAG chains that vary, depending on the extent of epimerization and sulfation. However, it is not known to what extent these differences are caused by
The talk will present results on the discovery of a heparan sulfate hexasaccharide from a library of 46,656 natural sequences that selectively binds and activates heparin cofactor II (HCII), a plasma serpin, for accelerated inhibition of thrombin, a pro-coagulant protease ...
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Novel conjugates of glycosaminoglycans, particularly heparin and dermatan sulfate, and amine containing species and therapeutic uses thereof are described. In particular, mild methods of conjugating heparins to proteins, such as antithrombin III and heparin cofactor II, which provide covalent conjugates which retain maximal biological activity are described. Uses of these conjugates to prevent thrombogenesis, in particular in lung airways, such as found in infant and adult respiratory distress syndrome are also described.
Derivatives of chondroitin which have a sulfate moiety esterified to the galactosamine moiety of chondroitin. Chondroitin sulfate A, or chondroitin 4-sulfate, and chondroitin sulfate C, or chondroitin 6-sulfate, have the sulfate esterified in the 4- and 6-positions, respectively. Chondroitin sulfate B (beta heparin; DERMATAN SULFATE) is a misnomer and this compound is not a true chondroitin sulfate ...
Adducted thumb-clubfoot syndrome is an autosomal-recessive disorder characterized by typical facial appearance, wasted build, thin and translucent skin, congenital contractures of thumbs and feet, joint instability, facial clefting, and coagulopathy, as well as heart, kidney, or intestinal defects. We elucidated the molecular basis of the disease by using a SNP array-based genome-wide linkage approach that identified distinct homozygous nonsense and missense mutations in CHST14 in each of four consanguineous families with this disease. The CHST14 gene encodes N-acetylgalactosamine 4-O-sulfotransferase 1 (D4ST1), which catalyzes 4-O sulfation of N-acetylgalactosamine in the repeating iduronic acid-alpha 1,3-N-acetylgalactosamine disaccharide sequence to form dermatan sulfate. Mass spectrometry of glycosaminoglycans from a patients fibroblasts revealed absence of dermatan sulfate and excess of chondroitin sulfate, showing that 4-O sulfation by CHST14 is essential for dermatan sulfate formation in ...
As a component of extracellular matrix and basal lamina, Pln is found in various embryonic and adult tissues. The major cartilage proteoglycans are of the chondroitin/dermatan sulfate variety; however, expression of Pln has been reported recently (Iozzo et al., 1994; SundarRaj et al., 1995; Handler et al., 1997). While the Pln core protein has the ability to carry CS chains, it has been demonstrated that Pln in cartilage also carries HS chains (SundarRaj et al., 1995). Consistent with these findings, we detected both Pln protein and mRNA as well as HS chains in developing mouse cartilage. One description of Pln expression during embryonic development has been reported (Handler et al., 1997), with similar results to those presented here. An examination of Pln expression throughout murine development demonstrated a relationship with chondrogenesis. During this process, Pln protein was found to accumulate in the cartilage primordia progenitor cells. This does not reflect a general expression of ...
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Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) are found mainly in connective tissue as constituents of proteoglycans, covalently linked to the core protein. They participate in and regulate several cellular events and physiological processes. The sequence of [Delta]-disaccharides in GAGs is crucial for their proper function. The human xylosyltransferases XT-I and XT-II catalyse the initial and rate-limiting step in the biosynthesis of GAGs by the transfer of xylose to selected serine residues in the core protein of proteoglycans (PGs). For the analysis of GAGs, a HPLC method facilitating the separation of 16 [Delta]-disaccharide standards derivatized with the fluorophore 2-aminoacridone was developed. This novel method allows the quantitative analysis of the [Delta]-disaccharide composition of hyaluronic acid (HA), chondroitin sulfate (CS), dermatan sulfate (DS), heparan sulfate (HS) and heparin (H). The method represents the first HPLC application ever to accomplish baseline separation of either seven ...
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glucan sulfate: RN given refers to (1-3)-beta-D-glucan hydrogen sulfate; empirical formula of the glucan sulfate repeating unit is(C6-H10-O5)8 3SO3NH4(+) 4H2O; see also curdlan sulfate
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Sucrose octasulfate selectively accelerates thrombin inactivation by heparin cofactor II. AU - Sarilla, Suryakala. AU - Habib, Sally Y.. AU - Kravtsov, Dmitri V.. AU - Matafonov, Anton. AU - Gailani, David. AU - Verhamme, Ingrid M.. PY - 2010/3/12. Y1 - 2010/3/12. N2 - Inactivation of thrombin (T) by the serpins heparin cofactor II (HCII) and antithrombin (AT) is accelerated by a heparin template between the serpin and thrombin exosite II. Unlike AT, HCII also uses an allosteric interaction of its NH2-terminal segment with exosite I. Sucrose octasulfate (SOS) accelerated thrombin inactivation by HCII but not AT by 2000-fold. SOS bound to two sites on thrombin, with dissociation constants (KD) of 10 ± 4 μM and 400 ± 300 μM that were not kinetically resolvable, as evidenced by single hyperbolic SOS concentration dependences of the inactivation rate (kobs). SOS bound HCII with KD 1.45 ± 0.30 mM, and this binding was tightened in the T·SOS·HCII complex, characterized by ...
This study demonstrates, for the first time, an essential function of IdoA in early embryonic development and cell migration in vivo. The spatio-temporal expression of Dse in the Xenopus embryo suggested a role of DS-epi1 in ectoderm and NC development. The blockage of epimerase activity and IdoA biosynthesis upon the knockdown of DS-epi1 did not affect the allocation of neural and epidermal fates or the formation of NC progenitors. However, DS-epi1 deficiency altered the expression of neural-plate-border- and NC-specific transcription factors and decreased the extent of NC cell migration, which led to defects in craniofacial skeleton, melanocyte and dorsal fin formation. The functional links between DS-epi1 and EMT and between DS-epi1 cell adhesion on fibronectin, as established in this study for normal NC development, might have implications for neurocristopathies and cancer.. Our study demonstrates that, in Xenopus embryos, DS-epi1 is important for the formation of isolated IdoA moieties ...
TABLE-US-00003 TABLE 3 Ability of compounds to rescue β-cell viability, induce ROS resistance and inhibit heparanase Viability Resistance Hpse Compound (kDa) (%) to H2O2 (ROS) inhibition Heparins Porcine mucosal heparin 12.5 ++++ +++ decarboxylated 12.5 66 - ++* glycol split, 10 ++++ ++++ glycol split, deNS, reNA 10 ++++ ++++ glycol split, de6S 12.5 ++++ +++ glycol split, de2S 12.5 50 - ++++* Low Mol Wt Heparin (Enoxaparin) 3 38 - - peroxidolysis 3 27 + - peroxidolysis-glycol split 3 ++++ +++± nitrous acid-glycol split 3 30 + +++±* Sulfated oligosaccharides PI-88 (20% tet/70% pent) 2-2.5 ++++ +++ Maltohexaose sulfate 3 ++++ +++ Maltopentaose sulfate 2.5 ++++ +++ Maltotetraose sulfate (75% tet/25% pent) 2 39 - +++* Bis-lactobionic acid amide (C12 link) 2 64 - +++* Other polysaccharides Dextran sulfate 5.5 ++++ ++ Pentosan PS 5 ++++ ++ HS High S 12-15 +++ ±* HS Low S 15 29 - - Chondroitin sulfate A 20 50 - ± Chondroitin sulfate B 30 46 - - Chondroitin sulfate C 60 32 - - Chondroitin sulfate D ...
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Analysis by the agency recently established that the drug lots in question contained oversulfated chondroitin sulphate, which is a less-expensive, animal cartilage-derived alternative to raw heparin that is not approved for use in medicine. Oversulfated chondroitin sulphate has been implicated in causing the hypersensitivity reactions associated with contaminated heparin ...
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Cross-species transplant in rhesus macaques is step toward diabetes cure for humans Friday, 19 October 2007 With an eye on curing diabetes, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have successfully transplanted embryonic pig pancreatic cells destined to produce insulin into diabetic macaque monkeys - all without the need for risky immune suppression drugs that prevent rejection. The transplanted cells, known as primordia, are in the earliest stages of developing into pancreatic tissues. Within several weeks of the transplants, the cells became engrafted, or established, within the three rhesus macaque monkeys that received them. The cells also released pig insulin in response to rising blood glucose levels, as would be expected in healthy animals and humans. "The approach reduced the animals need for insulin injections and has promise for curing diabetes in humans," says senior investigator Marc Hammerman, M.D., the Chromalloy Professor of Renal Diseases in Medicine. ...
The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the sulfotransferase 2 family. It is localized to the golgi membrane, and catalyzes the transfer of sulfate to position 4 of the N-acetylgalactosamine (GalNAc) residue of chondroitin and desulfated dermatan sulfate. Chondroitin sulfate constitutes the predominant proteoglycan present in cartilage, and is distributed on the surfaces of many cells and extracellular matrices. Alternatively spliced transcript variants differing only in their 5 UTRs have been found for this gene.
hyaluronate lyase (EC 4.2.2.1); chondroitin AC lyase (EC 4.2.2.5); xanthan lyase (EC 4.2.2.12); chondroitin ABC lyase (EC 4.2.2.20 ...
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Development and use of sulodexide in vascular diseases: implications for treatment Sergio Coccheri,1 Ferdinando Mannello2 1Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, 2Department of Biomolecular Sciences (Section Clinical Biochemistry and Cell Biology), University 'Carlo Bo', Urbino, Italy Abstract: Sulodexide (SDX), a sulfated polysaccharide complex extracted from porcine intestinal mucosa, is a blend of two glycosaminoglycan (GAG) entities, namely a fast-moving heparin (HP) fraction and a dermatan sulfate (DS; 20%) component. The compound is unique among HP-like substances in that it is biologically active by both the parenteral and oral routes. A main feature of the agent is to undergo extensive absorption by the vascular endothelium. For this reason, in preclinical studies, SDX administered parenterally displays an antithrombotic action similar to that of HPs but associated with fewer alterations of the blood clotting mechanisms and tests, thus being much less conducive to
WASHINGTON -- Contamination with oversulfated chondroitin sulfate -- the same contaminant responsible for a worldwide heparin recall in 2008 -- has prompted a new recall by B. Braun Medical.
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