CHST6

(redirected from Corneal N-acetylglucosamine-6-O-sulfotransferase)

CHST6

A gene on chromosome 16q22 that encodes a sulfotransferase which catalyses the transfer of sulfate to keratan. Keratan sulfate plays a central role in maintaining corneal transparency.

Molecular pathology
Defects in CHST6 cause macular corneal dystrophy.