Due to the enzyme deficiency in Krabbe disease, psychosine accumulates in the nervous system of affected individuals. Psychosine, a galactolipid, is a cytotoxic type of lipid, that has destructive properties affecting the production of myelin.
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Rosemount, MN 55068-0264
A day in which each patient receives an early diagnosis, has access to state-of-the-art care, and lives a life free of Krabbe disease.