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Latest Lysosomal storage diseases Stories

2012-03-16 11:10:09

Infants with Batten disease, a rare but fatal neurological disorder, appear healthy at birth.

2012-03-13 10:57:07

A University of Michigan cell biologist and his colleagues have identified a potential drug that speeds up trash removal from the cell's recycling center, the lysosome.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.