Fine Structure of Early Tay-Sachs Disease
Tay-Sachs disease is an inborn error of glycolipid. It is characterized by massive accumulation of GM2-ganglioside (4), mainly in the brain and by the absence of the enzyme hexosaminidase A (5). Despite the significant increase of our knowledge of the biochemical aspects of this disorder during the past few years, the ultrastructural alterations of the neuronal organelles related to the accumulation and the evolution of the intracytoplasmic deposited lipid material at the early stage of Tay-Sachs disease are unknown.
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