Sphingolipids, Sphingolipidoses and Allied Disorders

Proceedings of the Symposium on Sphingolipidoses and Allied Disorders held in Brooklyn, New York, October 25–27, 1971

  • Bruno W. Volk
  • Stanley M. Aronson

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 19)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. M. Adachi, J. Torii, L. Schneck, B. W. Volk
    Pages 1-13
  3. Benjamin H. Landing, Harry B. Neustein, Shigehiko Kamoshita
    Pages 15-35
  4. George Hug, William K. Schubert, Shirley Soukup
    Pages 37-51
  5. Aristotle N. Siakotos, Hans H. Goebel, Vimalkumar Patel, Itaru Watanabe, Wolfgang Zeman
    Pages 53-61
  6. Robert H. McCluer, James E. Evans
    Pages 95-102
  7. Denise Karcher, A. Lowenthal, W. Zeman
    Pages 151-162
  8. Howard R. Sloan, Jan L. Breslow, Donald S. Fredrickson
    Pages 175-186
  9. Elizabeth F. Neufeld, Robert W. Barton, Michael Cantz, Jeffery G. Derge, Clara W. Hall, Hans Kresse et al.
    Pages 187-194
  10. Albert Dorfman, Reuben Matalon, J. Anthony Cifonelli, Jerry Thompson, Glyn Dawson
    Pages 195-210
  11. F Van Hoof, H. G. Hers
    Pages 211-223
  12. Julian N. Kanfer, Marcia Stein, Christine Spielvogel
    Pages 225-236
  13. Shimon Gatt, Yechezkel Barenholz, Ilana Borkovski-Kubiler, Zelina Leibovitz-Ben Gershon
    Pages 237-256
  14. J. Alexander Lowden, Marie-Anne LaRamee
    Pages 257-267

About this book

Introduction

This text contains the scientific contributions to the Fourth International Symposium on Sphingolipids, Sphingo­ lipidoses and Allied Disorders held at the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center on October 25-27, 1971. These meetings were conducted under the auspices of the Isaac Albert Research Institute of the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and the National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association, Inc. Four symposia, held in 1958, 1961, 1965 and 1971 were designed to gather the most relevant and innovative of the laboratory and field studies concerned with these hereditary disorders. The texts generated by these periodic meetings have mirrored the increasing absorption of the scientific community in the problems of sphingolipid metabolism. The first meeting in 1958 consisted of but twelve pre­ sentations, the majority emanating from local laboratories. The current sessions contain 48 scientific presentations by scientists from nine countries and demonstrate the increas­ ingly diversified techniques and approaches employed in the study of these diseases. Many of the authors, in exploring data on the mucopolysaccharidoses and leucodystrophies, as well as the sphingolipidoses, have given recognition to those biochemical areas held in common by these otherwise diverse disease processes. The problems of prevention and therapy of these diseases have been considered by some of the contributors. Laboratory screening procedures designed to detect carriers of the va­ rious lipidoses are now available and the experiences of some laboratories in this area are summarized within this volume. The prospective identification of heterozygotes may indeed become a powerful adjunct in genetic counseling.

Keywords

Laboratory absorption biopsy cognition counseling diseases metabolism prevention research screening therapy transplantation

Editors and affiliations

  • Bruno W. Volk
    • 1
  • Stanley M. Aronson
    • 2
  1. 1.Isaac Albert Research Institute of the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and Department of Pathology, Downstate Medical CenterState University of New YorkBrooklynUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyMiriam Hospital and Brown UniversityProvidenceUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-6570-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1972
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4757-6572-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4757-6570-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
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