More studies are needed to elucidate the pathophysiology of Canavan disease and how the inability to hydrolyze NAA leads to spongy degeneration. The creation of an animal model would be helpful in the understanding of the disease and the formulation of gene therapy.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||Advances in pediatrics|
|State||Published - 1999|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health