Disorders of Small Peptides

  • J. Jaeken


This chapter deals with disorders in the catabolism of the dipeptides carnosine (carnosinemia) and homocarnosine (homocarnosinosis) and of the imidodipeptides (imidodipeptiduria, prolidase or peptidase D deficiency) Diseases due to defects in the metabolism of the tripeptide glutathione are discussed in Larsson (this volume).


Retinitis Pigmentosa Metabolic Derangement Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry Paired Motor Spastic Diplegia 
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