galactose-6-sulfatase[gă-lak′tōs sŭl′fă-tās]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. An enzyme that eliminates sulfur from the galactose 6-sulfate residues of certain mucopolysaccharides, producing 3,6-anhydrogalactose residues; it is absent in Morquio syndrome type A.

Synonyms
galactose-6-sulfurase

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