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3-Hydroxyglutaric acid (3HGA) accumulates in the inherited neurometabolic disorder known as glutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency. The disease is clinically characterized by severe neurological symptoms, frontotemporal atrophy and striatum degeneration. Because of the pathophysiology of the brain damage in glutaryl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency is not(More)
Patients affected by medium-chain acyl CoA dehydrogenase (MCAD) deficiency, a frequent inborn error of metabolism, suffer from acute episodes of encephalopathy. However, the mechanisms underlying the neuropathology of this disease are poorly known. In the present study, we investigated the in vitro effect of the medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA), at(More)
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