Literature associating CHIT1 and beta thalassemia
Chitinase 1 (chitotriosidase); Degrades chitin, chitotriose and chitobiose. May participate in the defense against nematodes and other pathogens. Isoform 3 has no enzymatic activity; Belongs to the glycosyl hydrolase 18 family. Chitinase class II subfamily.
Synonyms: CHIT1, CHIT1p, hCHIT1, D6REY1, G5EA51 ...