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Lysosomal glycosphingolipid storage diseases

Thomas Kolter and Konrad Sandhoff

in Neuroglycobiology

Published in print July 2005 | ISBN: 9780198525387
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723872 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525387.003.0008

Series: Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology Series

Lysosomal glycosphingolipid storage diseases

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This chapter focuses on the catabolism of glycolipids and diseases caused by anomalies in this process. Topics covered include lysosomal storage diseases, glycosphingolipids, mechanism of lysosomal glycosphingolipid degradation, defects of glycosphingolipid catabolism, and general aspects of sphingolipidoses.

Keywords: catabolism; glycolipids; lysosomal storage diseases; glycosphingolipids; sphingolipidoses

Chapter.  10988 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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