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Hexosaminidases MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hexosaminidases
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.450.483
Unique ID
D006596
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006596
Scope Note
Enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of N-acylhexosamine residues in N-acylhexosamides. Hexosaminidases also act on GLUCOSIDES; GALACTOSIDES; and several OLIGOSACCHARIDES.
Entry Term(s)
Galactosaminidase
Galactosaminidases
Glucosaminidase
Glucosaminidases
Hexosaminidase
Registry Number
EC 3.2.1.-
Previous Indexing
Glycoside Hydrolases (1966-1970)
See Also
Gangliosidoses
Public MeSH Note
1973; for GALACTOSAMINIDASE see GALACTOAMINIDASE 1973-2004; for GLUCOSAMINIDASE see GLUCOSAMINIDASE 1973-2004; for HEXOAMINIDASE see BETA-N-ACETYLHEXOSAMINIDASE 1987-2004
History Note
1973(1971); for HEXOAMINIDASE use BETA-N-ACETYLHEXOSAMINIDASE 1987-2004
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/07/08
Hexosaminidases Preferred
Glucosaminidases Narrower
Galactosaminidases Narrower
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