ALG6

(redirected from Asparagine-linked glycosylation protein 6 homolog)

ALG6

A gene on chromosome 1p31.3 that encodes an enzyme of the ALG6/ALG8 glucosyltransferase family, which catalyses the addition of the first glucose residue to the growing lipid-linked oligosaccharide precursor of N-linked glycosylation.

Molecular pathology
ALG6 is mutated in congenital disorder of glycosylation type Ic (CDGIc).
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