cer·e·bro·side-sul·fa·tase, cerebroside sulfatidase
an enzyme that cleaves sulfate from a sulfated glycosphingolipid (such as a cerebroside 3-sulfate).
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ARSAA gene on chromosome 22q13.31-qter that encodes arylsulfatase A, which hydrolyses cerebroside sulfate to cerebroside and sulfate.
Defects in ARSA cause metachromatic leukodystrophy.
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