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X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD)

X-ALD is a metabolic hereditary pathology that affects the nervous system which results in accumulation of the very long saturated chain fatty acids in all body tissues and it is caused by a defect in a peroxisomal membrane transporter protein.

Biomedical Diagnostic Center (CDB)

Villarroel, 170 · 08036 Barcelona
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