Active Ingredient(s):Agalsidase Beta FDA Approved: * April 24, 2003 Pharm Company: *GENZYME Category:Enzymes
Alpha-galactosidase (α-GAL, also known as α-GAL A; E.C. 188.8.131.52) is a glycoside hydrolase enzyme that hydrolyses the terminal alpha-galactosyl moieties from glycolipids and glycoproteins. Glycosidase is an important class of enzyme catalyzing many catabolic processes, including cleaving glycoproteins and glycolipids, and polysaccharides. Specifically, α-GAL catalyzes the removal of the terminal α-galactose from oligosaccharides.
The enzyme is encoded b...
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