Cerebral creatine deficiency

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Cerebral creatine deficiencies (CCD's) are a small group of disorders mainly concerned with creatine biosynthesis and utilization in the brain at the blood-brain interface. The most common CCD is:

The two other forms of CCD are creatine enzymatic defects (CED's) in creatine biosynthesis, i.e. the enzyme deficiencies:


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