Bezafibrate for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy.

X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD) is caused by mutations in the ABCD1 gene and is characterized by impaired beta-oxidation of very-long-chain fatty acids (VLCFA) and subsequent VLCFA accumulation in tissues. In adulthood X-ALD most commonly manifests as a gradually progressive myelopathy, (adren...

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Main Authors: Marc Engelen, Luc Tran, Rob Ofman, Josephine Brennecke, Ann B Moser, Inge M E Dijkstra, Ronald J A Wanders, Bwee Tien Poll-The, Stephan Kemp
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2012-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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