Definition: 'Isolated Vitamin E Deficiency'
isolated vitamin E deficiencyType: Term
1. an autosomal recessive ataxia having a close resemblance to Friedreich ataxia but instead is due to a mutation in the gene coding for the α-tocopherol transfer protein, (α-TTP), a protein involved in the hepatic processing of vitamin E.
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