Zellweger syndrome

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An unusual malformation syndrome, one of a group of peroxisome biogenesis disorders, part of a larger group of diseases known as the leukodystrophies. Zellweger's syndrome can be caused by mutations in any of several different genes involved in peroxisome biogenesis See mevalonate kinase; PAS genes; peroxins.

Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

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