Sanfilippo syndrome: Overall review.
Barakaldo, Spain. In Pediatr Int, Jun 2015
Enzyme activity of the different enzymes in blood serum, leukocytes or fibroblasts, and mutational analysis for SGSH, NAGLU, HGSNAT or GNS genes are required to confirm diagnosis and differentiate four subtypes of MPS III.
Mucopolysaccharidosis III (Sanfilippo Syndrome)- disease presentation and experimental therapies.
In Pediatr Endocrinol Rev, 2014
Sanfilippo Syndrome or Mucopolysaccharidosis Ill (MPS Ill) is a group of lysosomal storage diseases resulting from a deficiency of one of four lysosomal enzymes: Type A - heparan N-sulfatase (SGSH), Type B - a-N-acetylglucosaminidase (NAGLU), Type C - acetyl CoA a-glucosaminide acetyltransferase (HGSNAT) and Type D - N-acetylglucosamine-6-sulfatase (GNS).