Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.2)
Predicted to have N-acetylglucosamine-6-sulfatase activity; glycosaminoglycan binding activity; and sulfate binding activity. Predicted to be involved in glycosaminoglycan metabolic process. Localizes to lysosome. Is expressed in several structures, including eye; nervous system; skeleton; and spleen primordium. Used to study mucopolysaccharidosis III. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in mucopolysaccharidosis III and mucopolysaccharidosis type IIID. Orthologous to human GNS (glucosamine (N-acetyl)-6-sulfatase).