cerebrotendinous

cerebrotendinous

 [ser″ĕ-bro-ten´dĭ-nus]
pertaining to the cerebrum and the tendons.
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Tests revealed she had the genetic condition cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX).
One hybrid application, Chenodeoxycholic acid sigma-tau (chenodeoxycholic acid), received a positive opinion from the CHMP for the treatment of cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis.
Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX), like O7AHD, can present in early infancy as cholestatic liver disease and in adult life with upper motor neuron signs (20).
INTRODUCTION: Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis (CTX) is a rare autosomal recessive lipid storage disease first described in 1937 by van Bogaert et al (1) In 1974, Setoguchi et al.
Retrophin founder and CEO Martin Shkreli commented that the purchase transformed his company into a commercial firm with two products approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, namely Chenoda, a chenodeoxycholic acid used for the treatment of gallstones and cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX), and Vecamyl, for management of moderately severe to severe essential hypertension.
Frameshift and splice-junction mutations in the sterol 27-hydroxylase gene cause cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis in Jews of Moroccan origin.
Similarly severe physical signs but modest elevations in LDL are seen in cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis.
The options presented are xanthelasma, cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis and arcus cornealis.
A scientist at Oregon Health & Science University was looking for a new way to measure low concentrations of specific ketosterols due to the sensitivity and low sample volume requirements necessary for her research into biomarker discovery for Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis disease.
Its product offering includes Chenoda, a chenodeoxycholic acid used for the treatment of patient suffering from gallstones and cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX), and Vecamyl, or mecamylamine tablets, for management of moderately severe to severe essential hypertension.
For example, in cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis no or almost no 27-hydroxycholesterol is formed owing to a defect of the sterol 27-hydroxylase gene (34).
The discovery came in a study of Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis, or CTX, a rare and often fatal disorder caused by excessive cholesterol metabolites.