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A group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of terminal, nonreducing d-mannose residues of mannosides (particularly in glycoproteins and glycolipids); α-mannosidases act on α-d-mannosides whereas β-mannosidases act on β-d-mannosides; a deficiency of α-mannosidases is associated with mannosidosis.
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Inhibition of Golgi mannosidase II with mannostatin A analogues: synthesis, biological evaluation, and structure-activity relationship studies.
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