DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating CHIT1 and GM1 gangliosidosis

CHIT1 [ENSP00000356198]

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 ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos  UniProt  OMIM