sphingolipidosis


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sphingolipidosis

[¦sfiŋ·gō‚lip·ə′dō·səs]
(medicine)
Any of a group of hereditary metabolic disorders characterized by excessive accumulations of certain glycolipids and phospholipids in various tissues of the body.
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39) It was reported to be the 4th common sphingolipidosis in Turkey.
It is an autosomal recessive sphingolipidosis caused by deficient activity of the lysosomal enzyme galactosylceramide beta-galactosidase (GALC) which degrades galactosylceramide, a main component of myelin, and other terminal beta-galactose-containing sphingolipids, including psychosine (galactosylsphingosine).
fabry, s disease:classification as sphingolipidosis and partial characterization of a novel glycolipid.
Arsenic induces oxidative stress, sphingolipidosis, depletes proteins and some antioxidants in various regions of rat brain.