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α-N-acetylglucosaminidase

Pronunciation: a-sĕ′til-glū-cōs′a-min′i-dās

Definition: 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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