Other Scientific and Animations
Mnemonic Device for APBD 0:31
Glycogen Animation 2 1:51
An animation about APBD, Adult Polyglucosan Body Disease. A genetic disorder that causes low activity of the enzyme called, Glycogen Branching Enzyme (GBE1).
What is a rare disease? 2:13
In the United States, any disease that affects fewer than 200,000 people is considered rare. There are nearly 7,000 rare diseases.
Although each disorder alone affects a small number of patients, together they impact nearly 30 million Americans — that’s about one in every 10 people. Two-thirds of these are children.