Glycolipid and mucopolysaccharide abnormality in fibroblasts of Fabry's disease

Reuben Matalon, Albert Dorfman, Glyn Dawson, Charles C. Sweeley

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Abstract

Cultures of skin fiibroblasts from a patient with Fabry's disease showed an accumulation of the glycolipid, galactosyl-galactosyl-glucosyl ceramide. Such cells also showed metachromasia on staining with toluidine blue and a markedly elevated acid mucopolysaccharide content.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1522-1523
Number of pages2
JournalScience
Volume164
Issue number3887
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1969
Externally publishedYes

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