The fine structure of the cerebroside occurring in Gaucher's disease.

  • Rebecca E. Lee
  • Published 1968 in
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…


Gaucher's disease is a metabolic disorder characterized by the accumulation of excessive quantities of glucocerebroside in the reticuloendothelial system. Brady et al. have demonstrated that individuals with this disease have deficient amounts of glucocerebrosidase, one of the enzymes required for complete degradation of the lipid of the red cell membrane… (More)

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