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The product of this gene is a lysosomal enzyme found in all cells. It is involved in the catabolism of heparin, heparan;sulphate, and keratan sulphate. Deficiency of this enzyme results in the accumulation of undegraded substrate and the;lysosomal storage disorder mucopolysaccharidosis type IIID (Sanfilippo D syndrome). Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIID is;the least common of the four subtypes of Sanfilippo syndrome.
GNS; glucosamine (N-acetyl)-6-sulfatase; N-acetylglucosamine-6-sulfatase; N acetylglucosamine 6 sulfatase; Sanfilippo disease IIID; N28088; 2610016K11Rik; AU042285; C87209; G6S; Glucosamine (N-acetyl) 6 sulfatase; Glucosamine 6 sulfatase; Glucosamine-6-sulfatase; GNS_HUMAN; MGC21274; N acetylglucosamine 6 sulfatase [Precursor]; glucosamine (N-acetyl)-6-sulfatase (Sanfilippo disease IIID)