Mucopolysaccharidosis Type 3B

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What is the definition of Mucopolysaccharidosis Type 3B?

Mucopolysaccharidosis type IIIB (MPS IIIB) is an genetic disorder that makes the body unable to break down large sugar molecules called glycosaminoglycans (GAGs, formerly called mucopolysaccharides). Specifically, people with this condition are unable to break down a GAG called hepara ...

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What are the alternative names for Mucopolysaccharidosis Type 3B?

  • Mucopoly-saccharidosis type 3B
  • Sanfilippo syndrome B
  • N-acetyl-alpha-d-glucosaminidase deficiency
  • MPS 3B

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