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Chromosomal localization of ARSB, the gene for human N-acetylgalactosamine-4-sulphatase

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A deficiency of N-acetylgalactosamine-4-sulphatase (G4S, gene symbol ARSB), results in the accumulation of undegraded substrate and the lysosomal storage disorder, Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome (mucopolysaccharidosis type VI). In situ hybridization using an 3H-labelled human G4S genomic DNA fragment to human metaphase chromosomes localized ARSB to chromosome 5q13–5q14. This location is consistent with, an refines, previous chromosomal assignments based on the expression of human G4S in somatic cell hybrids.

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Litjens, T., Baker, E.G., Beckmann, K.R. et al. Chromosomal localization of ARSB, the gene for human N-acetylgalactosamine-4-sulphatase. Hum Genet 82, 67–68 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00288275

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Keywords

  • Internal Medicine
  • Metabolic Disease
  • Somatic Cell
  • Chromosomal Localization
  • Cell Hybrid