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Glutaric aciduria type 1

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  1. GA1 can be described as a metabolic disease, a neurometabolic disease, a cerebral palsy or a basal ganglia disorder (it is also misdiagnosed as shaken baby syndrome)

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  2. an inherited disorder in which the body is unable to break down completely the amino acids lysine, hydroxylysine and tryptophan

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  3. "GA1", or "GAT1"

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  4. Excessive levels of their intermediate breakdown products (glutaric acid, glutaryl-CoA, 3-hydroxyglutaric acid, glutaconic acid) can accumulate and cause damage to the brain (and also other organs), but particularly the basal ganglia, which are regio

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  5. GA1 causes secondary carnitine deficiency, as glutaric acid, like other organic acids, is detoxified by carnitine. Mental retardation may also occur

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