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Professor Aurora Pujol, a research professor for the Catalan Government Research Body ICREA, working as Director of the Neurometabolic Diseases Laboratory at IDIBELL, Barcelona, Spain, investigated the role of mitochondria, the power plant of the cell, in adrenoleukodystrophy, a disease caused by the inactivation of the ABCD1 transporter of fatty acids in peroxisomes.
Adrenolokodistrofi (ALD) X'e bagli otozomal resesif gecis gosteren, peroksizomal membran proteinlerini kodlayan ABCD1 geninin Xq28 kolundaki defektin yol actigi, santral sinir sistemini ve adrenal korteksi etkileyen norodejeneratif bir bozukluktur (1).
ALD is caused by a mutation of the ABCD1 gene and has been mapped to chromosome Xq28.