Fatty acids are one of the body's fuels: oxidation is the process by which they are broken down to release energy. This process has many steps, each catalysed by a different enzyme. Fatty acid oxidation disorders result from deficiency of one of the enzymes.

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Fatty Acid Oxidation
A scientific description of the processes involved. Includes an introduction to the clinical problems related to fatty acid metabolism.
Fatty Oxidation Disorders
Informational site provides details on newborn screening, on numerous diseases, medical information and support resources such as a newsletter and email List.
Lchad.com
Support site for affected families, with personal profiles and general information about the disorder.
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