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Preparation and anticoagulant activity of phosphosulfomannan PI-88, G. Yu, N.S Gunay, R.J Linhardt, T. Toida, J. Fareed, D.A. Hoppensteadt, H. Shadid, V. Ferro, C. Li, K. Fewings, M.C. Palermo, D. Podger, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 37, 783-791, 2002.
A yeast-derived phosphomannan mixture was chemically sulfonated and the composition and structure of the product mixture was studied. This phosphosulfomannan mixture, PI-88, is currently under clinical evaluation as an anti-cancer agent. Analysis using capillary electrophoresis demonstrated that PI-88 was a multi-component mixture. Gel permeation chromatography provided four fractions of PI-88 that contained components which differed in size from disaccharide to hexasaccharide, and by degree of sulfation. These fractions were characterised by spectroscopic and chromatographic methods and the structure of PI-88 is that expected based on the structure of the phosphomannan starting material. The anticoagulant activity of these fractions was evaluated and the structural requirements for activity are described.;
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