alpha-N-acetylgalactosaminidase


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α-N-a·ce·tyl·ga·lac·to·sam·in·id·ase

(a-sĕ'til-gal-ăk'tōs-a-min'i-dās),
An enzyme that hydrolyzes 2-acetamido-2-deoxy-α-d-galactosides to the alcohol and free 2-acetamido-2-deoxy-d-galactose. A deficiency of this enzyme will result in Schindler disease.
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