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ARSA arylsulfatase A

Also known as: MLD

Summary

The protein encoded by this gene hydrolyzes cerebroside sulfate to cerebroside and sulfate. Defects in this gene lead to metachromatic leucodystrophy (MLD), a progressive demyelination disease which results in a variety of neurological symptoms and ultimately death. Alternatively spliced transcript variants have been described for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2010]

Genomic context

Location:
22q13.33
Sequence:
Chromosome: 22; NC_000022.11 (50622754..50628173, complement)
Total number of exons:
9

Links

  • ARSA database
  • BioSystems
    BioSystems
  • ClinVar
    Related medical variations
  • dbVar
    Link from Gene to dbVar
  • MedGen
    Related information in MedGen
  • OMIM
    Links between OMIM and Gene are calculated by Gene based on MIM numbers included in the summary and phenotype sections of the Gene record.
  • PubMed (OMIM)
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  • RefSeq RNAs
    Link to Nucleotide RefSeq RNAs
  • RefSeqGene
    Link to Nucleotide RefSeqGenes
  • SNP: GeneView
    SNPs linked from GeneView

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