Classical Phenylketonuria; Deficiency Disease, Phenylalanine Hydroxylase; Folling Disease; Phenylalanine Hydroxylase Def...
Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a human genetic disorder that occurs in about 1 in 15,000 births, but the incidence varies widely in different human populations from 1 in 4,500 births among the Irish to fewer than one in 100,000 births among the population of Finland.
Phenylketonuria as related to Brain and Nervous System
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- Phenylketonuria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phenylketonuria (PKU) is an inborn error of metabolism involving impaired metabolism of phenylalanine, one of the amino acids. Phenylketonuria is caused by absent or ...
- Genes and Disease - NCBI Bookshelf
Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a rare condition in which a baby is born without the ability to properly break down an amino acid called phenylalanine. Causes ...
- phenylketonuria - definition of phenylketonuria by …
Phenylketonuria Definition. Phenylketonuria (PKU) can be defined as a rare metabolic disorder caused by a deficiency in the production of the hepatic (liver) enzyme ...
- National PKU News: What is PKU?
What is PKU? By Virginia E. Schuett, MS, RD, Director, National PKU News. PKU (phenylketonuria), in its “classic” form, is a rare, inherited metabolic disease ...
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