Chediak-Higashi syndrome
Autosomal recessive disorder characterized by the presence of giant lysosomal vesicles in phagocytes and in consequence poor bactericidal function. Some perturbation of microtubule dynamics seems to be involved. Reported from humans, albino Hereford cattle, mink, beige mice and killer whale.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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