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Zellweger syndrome


One of a group of related diseases called peroxisome biogenesis disorders (PBD), inherited conditions that damage myelin in the brain and also affect the metabolism of particular substances. Features include enlargement of the liver, high levels of iron and copper in the blood, and vision disturbances. It can be caused by mutations in a number of d [..]
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Zellweger syndrome


Also referred to as Cerebrohepatorenal Syndrome, this is a hereditary disorder wherein there is an absence or reduction of peroxisomes - cell structures that help the body to get rid of toxic matter - in the cells of the brain, liver, and kidneys.
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Zellweger syndrome


An autosomal recessive disorder due to defects in Peroxisome Biogenesis which involves more than 13 Genes encoding peroxin Proteins of the peroxisomal Membrane and matrix. Zellweger Syndrome is typica [..]
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Zellweger syndrome


An autosomal recessive disorder due to defects in PEROXISOME biogenesis which involves more than 13 genes encoding peroxin proteins of the peroxisomal membrane and matrix. Zellweger syndrome is typica [..]
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Zellweger syndrome


(medicine) A rare congenital disorder characterized by the reduction or absence of peroxisomes in the cells of the liver, kidneys, and brain and the inability to beta-oxidize very-long-chain fatty a [..]
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