Literature associating ASPA and cerebral degeneration
Aminoacylase-2; Catalyzes the deacetylation of N-acetylaspartic acid (NAA) to produce acetate and L-aspartate. NAA occurs in high concentration in brain and its hydrolysis NAA plays a significant part in the maintenance of intact white matter. In other tissues it act as a scavenger of NAA from body fluids.
Synonyms: ASPA, ASPA-001, ASPA-002, ASPA-003, ASPA-004 ...