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Molecular analysis of iduronate -2- sulfatase gene in Tunisian patients with mucopolysaccharidosis type II

By Latifa Chkioua, Souhir Khedhiri, Salima Ferchichi, Rémy Tcheng, Henda Chahed, Roseline Froissart, Christine Vianey-Saban, Sandrine Laradi and Abdelhedi Miled


Mucopolysaccharidosis type II (MPS II, Hunter syndrome) is X-linked recessive lysosomal storage disorder resulting from the defective activity of the enzyme iduronate-2-sulfatase (IDS). Hunter disease can vary from mild to severe, depending on the level of enzyme deficiency. We report the IDS mutation and polymorphisms causing the Hunter syndrome in patients from one family in Tunisi

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