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Substance Name: Arylsulfatase A
RN: 9068-68-2


  • An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of cerebroside 3-sulfate (sulfatide) to yield a cerebroside and inorganic sulfate. A marked deficiency of arylsulfatase A, which is considered the heat-labile component of cerebroside sulfatase, has been demonstrated in all forms of metachromatic leukodystrophy (LEUKODYSTROPHY, METACHROMATIC). EC
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Arylsulfatase A

MeSH Heading

  • Cerebroside-Sulfatase


  • Cerebroside sulfatase
  • Cerebroside sulfate sulfatase
  • E.C.
  • HGT-1111

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9068-68-2

System Generated Number

  • 0009068682