Mitohondrial Disease - Isis Battaglia Biology Block 3 1 Disease LCAD(Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency 2 What causes it It is caused by

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Isis Battaglia 3//5/19 Biology Block: 3 1) Disease: LCAD (Long-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency) 2) What causes it?: It is caused by changes in the ACADVL gene. It is also inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. 3) Symptoms: The symptoms of LCAD usually cause a fatal syndrome, in infants, typified
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Unformatted text preview: by failure to thrive. Other symptoms are enlarged liver, enlarged heart, metabolic encephalopathy, and hypotonia. 4) Genetic or not? How do you get it?: It is genetic which means that a child must inherit two copies of the non-working gene....
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