CHST6

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

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.
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