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AKU; Alcaptonuria; Alkaptonuric ochronosis; Homogentisic acid oxidase deficiency; Homogentisic acidura; Ochronosis; Ochr... 

 

Alkaptonuria is an inherited condition that causes urine to turn black when exposed to air. Ochronosis, a buildup of dark pigment in connective tissues such as cartilage and skin, is also characteristic of the disorder. People with alkaptonuria typically develop arthritis in adulthood, particularly in the spine and large joints.

Methylene blue is a heterocyclic aromatic chemical compound with molecular formula: C16H18ClN3S. It has many uses in a range of different fields, such as biology and chemistry. ...


Alkaptonuria as related to Methylene Blue