ALD

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AcronymDefinition
ALDAtomic Layer Deposition (method to produce conformal thin films)
ALDAdults with Learning Disabilities
ALDAdults with Learning Difficulties (social services)
ALDAlderman
ALDAdrenoleukodystrophy (genetic disease)
ALDAt a Later Date
ALDAtomic-Layer Deposition
ALDAlcohol(ic) Liver Disease
ALDAlderson (Amtrak station code; Alderson, WV)
ALDArapahoe Library District (Englewood, CO)
ALDAssociation of Lighting Designers
ALDAdministrative Law Division (various locations)
ALDAffection de Longue Durée (French: Long Term Illness)
ALDAssistive Listening Device
ALDAlpha Lambda Delta (National freshman honors society)
ALDAssistant Laboratory Director
ALDAirborne Laser Designator (US DoD)
ALDAcademy of Laser Dentistry
ALDAlderney
ALDAngular Light Distribution
ALDAdvanced Logistics Development (various companies)
ALDArakan League for Democracy
ALDÀ l'Attention De
ALDAnoxic Limestone Drain (passive treatment for remediation of acid mine drainage)
ALDAmerican Library Directory
ALDAvailable-to-Load Date
ALDApproximate Lethal Dose
ALDAssistant Lighting Designer (theatre)
ALDAppointment of Limited Duration
ALDAvailable Landing Distance (aviation)
ALDAmerican Law Division (Congressional Research Service)
ALDAcoustic Leak Detection
ALDArch Length Discrepancy (dentistry)
ALDAccounting Line Designator
ALDAlarm Display
ALDAviation Logistics Department
ALDAnalog Line Driver
ALDArrêt Longue Durée
ALDAcquisition Logistics Division
ALDAirborne Laser Demo
ALDAir Lift Division
ALDAviation Logistics Division
ALDAssembly Line Diagram
ALDAzimuthal Lithodensity (trademark of Halliburton)
ALDAssign Local Distribution
ALDAdvanced Laser Designator
ALDAverage Link Duration
ALDAccelerated Life Data
ALDAutomatic Louver Damper (HVAC systems)
ALDAutomatic Logic Diagram
ALDAcquisition Logistics Documents
ALDAircraft Logistics Department
ALDAvailable-to-Load Data
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X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy: ABCD1 de novo mutations and mosaicism.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Adrenoleukodystrophy (Adrenomyeloneuropathy/ Schilder-Addison Complex), complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Childhood X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy: clinical-pathologic overview and MR imaging manifestations at initial evaluation and follow-up.
Stoeckel et al., "The gene responsible for adrenoleukodystrophy encodes a peroxisomal membrane protein," Human Molecular Genetics, vol.
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Scientists are reporting a new breakthrough in the ongoing battle against a fatal brain disease called adrenoleukodystrophy using gene therapy.
Alfie is the youngest person in the country to inherit a genetic disorder called adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), which affects only 1 in 40,000 people.
Navarro had "suffered from adrenoleukodystrophy, which causes damage to the nervous system and muscular system." On January 29, 2006, respiratory and pulmonary arrest had led to "a severe anoxic brain injury." He was admitted to a hospital comatose and with a "poor" prognosis "for survival." A month later, his mother "gave consent to withdraw life support from her son" and to make him an organ donor.
Lorenzo was six when it was discovered had adrenoleukodystrophy caused by a genetic mutation that breaks down the nervous system.
Scott and Nicola Smith's children ( Connor, eight, Callum, six, and five-year-old Jack ( all suffer from Adrenoleukodystrophy, or ALD.
Lorenzo's oil prevented the development of symptoms of cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy in 74% of asymptomatic boys who had been diagnosed with the disease.
Adrenoleukodystrophy is a rapid, progressive demyelinating disease affecting the CNS that is characterized by large increases in plasma and tissue very long saturated fatty acids (VLCFA).