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Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinoses

"Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinoses" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A group of severe neurodegenerative diseases characterized by intracellular accumulation of autofluorescent wax-like lipid materials (CEROID; LIPOFUSCIN) in neurons. There are several subtypes based on mutations of the various genes, time of disease onset, and severity of the neurological defects such as progressive DEMENTIA; SEIZURES; and visual failure.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinoses" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Neuronal Ceroid-Lipofuscinoses" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 82 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 1999 and 2004
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.