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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.