galactose-6-sulfatase

ga·lac·tose-6-sul·fa·tase

(gă-lak'tōs sŭl'fă-tās),
An enzyme that eliminates sulfur from the galactose 6-sulfate residues of certain mucopolysaccharides, producing 3,6-anhydrogalactose residues; it is absent in Morquio syndrome type A.
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IDS, sulfamidase, N-acetylglucosamine-6-sulfatase, and galactose-6-sulfatase show little activity toward 4MU sulfate (27, 28).

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