Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), the most frequent peroxisomal disorder, is an X-linked disorder caused by a defect in the metabolism of long chain fatty acids leading to demyelination, neurodegeneration, and death. Here is the latest research.
Journal of Neurology
Rebecca Deering BroseKirby D Smith
Michael LinnebankU Wüllner
ABCD1 mutations and the X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy mutation database: role in diagnosis and clinical correlations(opens in new tab)
Stephan KempH W Moser
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
Esther M MaierJohannes Berger