About Gaucher Disease

Gaucher disease is a genetic disorder that affects the body’s ability to break down and store certain fats. It is caused by a deficiency of an enzyme called glucocerebrosidase, which normally breaks down certain fatty substances called glucocerebroside. Without this enzyme, these fatty substances accumulate in organs and tissues throughout the body, leading to a …

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About Canavan Disease

Canavan disease is a rare, inherited neurological disorder that affects the central nervous system. It is caused by a genetic mutation in the ASPA gene, which is responsible for the production of an enzyme called aspartoacylase. Without this enzyme, certain fatty substances build up in nerve cells and cause them to degenerate over time. This …

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