Galactosylceramidase is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the GALC gene. Galactosylceramidase is an enzyme which removes galactose from ceramide derivatives.
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An enzyme that hydrolyzes galactose from ceramide monohexosides. Deficiency of this enzyme may cause globoid cell leukodystrophy (LEUKODYSTROPHY, GLOBOID CELL). EC 22.214.171.124.
The numerical value of galactosylceramidase in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of galactosylceramidase in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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