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a-l-iduronidase

Pronunciation: i'dur-on'i-das

Definition: An enzyme that hydrolyzes terminal desulfated a-l-iduronic acid residues of dermatan sulfate and of heparan sulfate; a deficiency of this enzyme is associated with Hurler syndrome and Scheie syndrome.

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