CHST1

(redirected from carbohydrate (keratan sulfate Gal-6) sulfotransferase 1)

CHST1

A gene on chromosome 11p11.2 that encodes a carbohydrate sulfotransferase, which participates in biosynthesis of selectin ligands. Selectin ligands are present in high endothelial cells and play a central role in lymphocyte homing to sites of inflammation. It is widely expressed at low levels, especially in brain and skeletal muscle.
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