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Chemical G(M2) Activator Protein

Name G(M2) Activator Protein
Equivalent Terms Activator Protein, GM2 | GM(2) Activating Protein | GM2 Activator Protein | Hexosaminidase Activator
Definition An essential cofactor for the degradation of G(M2)GANGLIOSIDE by lysosomal BETA-N-ACETYLHEXOSAMINIDASES. Genetic mutations resulting in loss of G(M2) activator protein are one of the causes of TAY-SACHS DISEASE, AB VARIANT.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D049289
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G(M2) Activator Protein
  GM2-N-acetyl-beta-D-galactosaminidase