Summary of NAGLU

The gene codes for a protein, N-acetyl-alpha-glucosaminidase. Defects cause mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIB (MPS-IIIB) [R].


The Function of NAGLU

Involved in the degradation of heparan sulfate.

Protein names

Recommended name:

Alpha-N-acetylglucosaminidase

Short name:

NAG

Alternative name(s):

N-acetyl-alpha-glucosaminidase

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Top Gene-Substance Interactions

NAGLU Interacts with These Diseases

Substances That Increase NAGLU

Substances That Decrease NAGLU

Advanced Summary

Conditions with Increased Gene Activity

Conditions with Decreased Gene Activity

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