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Inborn errors of metabolism

Inborn errors of metabolism

term coined by a. Garrod in 1908 applying to heritable disorders of biochemistry. Examples include albinism, cystinuria (a cause of kidney stones) and phenylketonuria (pku) are a few of the hundreds of inborn errors of metabolism.

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Selfish Gene query

... products suffices to function ok and thus most inborn errors of metabolism are recessive (50% of the normal gene suffices for normale ...

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by sdekivit
Mon Oct 23, 2006 3:06 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Selfish Gene query
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