alpha-N-acetylglucosaminidase

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α-N-a·ce·tyl·glu·co·sam·in·id·ase

(a-sĕ'til-glū-cōs'a-min'i-dās),
An enzyme that hydrolyzes glycosides of N-acetylglucosamine producing the alcohol and N-acetylglucosamine. A deficiency of this enzyme results in mucopolysaccharidosis III B.
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Affected emus were homozygous for the 2-base deletion in the a-N-acetylglucosaminidase (NAGLU) gene that causes MPS IIIB in emus.