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Descriptor English: Hexosaminidases
Descriptor Spanish: Hexosaminidasas
Descriptor Portuguese: Hexosaminidases
Descriptor French: Hexosaminidases
Entry term(s): Galactosaminidase
Galactosaminidases
Glucosaminidase
Glucosaminidases
Hexosaminidase
Tree number(s): D08.811.277.450.483
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006596
Scope note: Enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of N-acylhexosamine residues in N-acylhexosamides. Hexosaminidases also act on GLUCOSIDES; GALACTOSIDES; and several OLIGOSACCHARIDES.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Registry Number: EC 3.2.1.-
Previous Indexing: Glycoside Hydrolases (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 1973; for GALACTOSAMINIDASE see GALACTOAMINIDASE 1973-2004; for GLUCOSAMINIDASE see GLUCOSAMINIDASE 1973-2004; for HEXOAMINIDASE see BETA-N-ACETYLHEXOSAMINIDASE 1987-2004
History Note: 1973(1971); for HEXOAMINIDASE use BETA-N-ACETYLHEXOSAMINIDASE 1987-2004
Related: Gangliosidoses MeSH
DeCS ID: 6755
Unique ID: D006596
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/07/08
Hexosaminidases - Preferred
Concept UI M0010333
Scope note Enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of N-acylhexosamine residues in N-acylhexosamides. Hexosaminidases also act on GLUCOSIDES; GALACTOSIDES; and several OLIGOSACCHARIDES.
Preferred term Hexosaminidases
Entry term(s) Hexosaminidase
Glucosaminidases - Narrower
Concept UI M0009338
Preferred term Glucosaminidases
Entry term(s) Glucosaminidase
Galactosaminidases - Narrower
Concept UI M0008937
Preferred term Galactosaminidases
Entry term(s) Galactosaminidase



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