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nbme24/Block 2/Question#22 (26.0 difficulty score)
A 3-month-old boy is brought to the physician ...
Peroxisomes🔍
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jucapami  furthermore, FA 2019 pg 47 +1  
tiredofstudying  Same page for FA 2020^ +3  



Peroxisome = Membrane-enclosed organelle involved in β-oxidation of very-long-chain fatty acids (VLCFA) (strictly peroxisomal process).

Zellweger syndrome

Autosomal recessive disorder of peroxisome biogenesis due to mutated PEX genes.

Hypotonia, seizures, hepatomegaly, early death.