ARSB

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ARSB

A gene on chromosome 5q11-q13 that encodes arylsulfatase B, which hydrolyses sulfate groups of N-Acetyl-D-galactosamine, chondriotin sulfate and dermatan sulfate.

Molecular pathology
Defects in ARSB cause mucopolysaccharidosis type VI (Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome).