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NTSAD - Glossary - Sphingomyelin

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Sphingomyelin

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Sphingomyelin

A lipid or fat that is critical for the normal structure and function of cells and tissues. It is normally degraded into ceraminde by sphingomyelinase. Niemann-Pick Types A and B are characterized by the absences of the enzyme and the accumulation of sphingomyelin.

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