hexosaminidase A


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hexosaminidase A

[hek‚säs·ə′min·ə‚dās ′ā]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme which catalyzes the hydrolysis of the N-acetylgalactosamine residue from certain gangliosides.
References in periodicals archive ?
Purification, Biochemical and Immunological Characterisation of Hexosaminidase A from Variant AB of Infantile GM2 Gangliosidosis, European Journal of Biochemistry, 84: 27-33, 1978.
Proteolytic Processing Intermediates of Hexosaminidase A, The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 265: 6794-6799, 1990.
M2] gangliosidosis B1 variant: biochemical and molecular characterization of hexosaminidase A.