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Arylsulfatase A

An enzyme that catalyzes the Hydrolysis of cerebroside 3-sulfate (sulfatide) to yield a cerebroside and inorganic sulfate. A marked deficiency of arylsulfatase A, which is considered the Heat-labile component of cerebroside sulfatase, has been demonstrated in all Forms of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (Leukodystrophy, Metachromatic). EC 3.1.6.8.