Sanfilippo syndrome: A mini-review

Mucopolysaccharidosis type III (MPS III, Sanfilippo syndrome) is an autosomal recessive disorder, caused by a deficiency in one of the four enzymes involved in the lysosomal degradation of the glycosaminoglycan heparan sulfate. Based on the enzyme deficiency, four different subtypes, MPS IIIA, B, C, and D, are recognized. The genes encoding these four… CONTINUE READING