Gene Symbol: Chsy1
Description: chondroitin sulfate synthase 1
Alias: mKIAA0990, chondroitin sulfate synthase 1, N-acetylgalactosaminyl-proteoglycan 3-beta-glucuronosyltransferase 1, N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 1, carbohydrate (chondroitin) synthase 1, chSy-1, chondroitin glucuronyltransferase 1, chondroitin synthase 1, glucuronosyl-N-acetylgalactosaminyl-proteoglycan 4-beta-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 1
Species: mouse
Products:     Chsy1

Top Publications

  1. Wilson D, Phamluong K, Lin W, Barck K, Carano R, Diehl L, et al. Chondroitin sulfate synthase 1 (Chsy1) is required for bone development and digit patterning. Dev Biol. 2012;363:413-25 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Chondroitin sulfate synthase 1 (Chsy1) is one of a family of enzymes that catalyze the extension of chondroitin and dermatan sulfate ..
  2. Sakai K, Kimata K, Sato T, Gotoh M, Narimatsu H, Shinomiya K, et al. Chondroitin sulfate N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase-1 plays a critical role in chondroitin sulfate synthesis in cartilage. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:4152-61 pubmed
    ..Our studies may lead to a new therapeutic intervention, ameliorating the outcome of cartilage degenerative diseases. ..
  3. Ogawa H, Hatano S, Sugiura N, Nagai N, Sato T, Shimizu K, et al. Chondroitin sulfate synthase-2 is necessary for chain extension of chondroitin sulfate but not critical for skeletal development. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e43806 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study demonstrates the distinct function of CSS1 and CSS2, providing a clue in the elucidation of the mechanism of CS biosynthesis. ..
  4. Izumikawa T, Sato B, Mikami T, Tamura J, Igarashi M, Kitagawa H. GlcUAβ1-3Galβ1-3Galβ1-4Xyl(2-O-phosphate) is the preferred substrate for chondroitin N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase-1. J Biol Chem. 2015;290:5438-48 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, we conclude that the phosphorylated tetrasaccharide linkage is the preferred substrate for ChGn-1 and that ChGn-1 and XYLP cooperatively regulate the number of CS chains in growth plate cartilage. ..