Iduronidase is an enzyme with the system name glycosaminoglycan alpha-L-iduronohydrolase. This enzyme catalyses the hydrolysis of unsulfated alpha-L-iduronosidic linkages in dermatan sulfate. It is involved in the degeneration of glycosaminoglycans such as dermatan sulfate and heparan sulfate. It is found in the lysosomes of cells.
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An enzyme that hydrolyzes iduronosidic linkages in desulfated dermatan. Deficiency of this enzyme produces Hurler's syndrome. EC 188.8.131.52.
The numerical value of iduronidase in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of iduronidase in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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