Sialidoses, New Types of Inborn Diseases

  • Gérard Strecker
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 125)


Glycoproteinoses are inherited metabolic diseases involving the deficiency of tissue hydrolase activities which result in an accumulation of incompletely degraded glycans in tissues and urine. Six different types of glycoproteinoses are known at present: mannosidosis, fucosidosis, aspartyl-glucosaminuria, GM1-gangliosidosis, Sandhoff’s disease and sialidoses.


Sialic Acid Hydrolase Activity Lysosomal Storage Disease Lysosomal Hydrolase Neuraminidase Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gérard Strecker
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  1. 1.Laboratoire de Chimie Biologique de l’Université des Sciences et Techniques de Lille I and LaboratoireAssocié au CNRS n° 217Villeneuve d’AscqFrance

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