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Beta Glucuronidase Activity in Skin Components of Children with Cystic Fibrosis

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Science  13 Feb 1970:
Vol. 167, Issue 3920, pp. 993-994
DOI: 10.1126/science.167.3920.993

Abstract

As compared to that in normal children a decreased activity of beta gliucuronidase, a lysosomal enzyme associated with mucopolysaccharide metabolism and with salt transport, has been detected in the epidermis and sweat gland tissues of children with cystic fibrosis.