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What does X-ALD stand for?

X-ALD stands for X-Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy (disease)

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The boys, both seven when treatment began in France, are beset with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy, or ALD, a hereditary brain disease that slowly strips away layers of fatty acids protecting nerve fibres in the brain.
Peroxisomal disorders can be categorized as (a) single peroxisomal enzyme deficiencies, including X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD) and disorders attributable to defects in one of the peroxisomal (3-oxidation enzymes, such as acyl-CoA oxidase (AOX) deficiency and bifunctional protein (DBP) deficiency; and (b) disorders attributable to defects in peroxisome biogenesis.
CARES Foundation), Short Hills, NJ - for a clinical nurse practitioner/CAH natural history protocol --Myelin Project in Dunn Loring, VA for research into pharmacological gene therapy in X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy --Myelin Project in Dunn Loring, VA to fund research for HSC-based ex vivo gene therapy for globoid cell leukodystrophy --National MPS Society, Bangor, ME, for medical research grants --Pediatric Neurotransmitter Disease (PND) Association, Plainview, NY to fund one year of a two-year Young Investigator's Research Award --Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, TX, to support the Usher Syndrome Infant Screening Program --University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY -- research into Batten Disease.