ketonuria

NOUN
  1. excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation
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  • As an example of the power of environmental effects, consider infants with the genetic disorder PKU (phenylketonuria). The Volokh Conspiracy » Some Scientists’ Openness to the Possibility of Genetic Differences in Mental Traits Among Racial and Ethnic Groups
  • Newborn screening was pioneered in the 1940s by Robert Guthrie, who, having developed a simple blood test for a form of mental retardation called phenylketonuria PKU, proposed the newborn heel stick test to test for PKU and other “inborn errors of metabolism.” The $1,000 Genome
  • Samples obtained through screening programme for phenylketonuria and congenital hypothyroidism.
  • Objective To establish a simple, accurate and rapid method for screening of the mutant genes in phenylketonuria.
  • A classic example of an autosomal recessive inborn error of metabolism is phenylketonuria.
  • She had normal thyroid function, ketonuria, and mild diffuse ST-T wave changes.
  • Organic acidopathies (propionic acidemia, methylmalonic acidemia, biotinidase deficiency, phenylketonuria (PKU) and other disorders) Biochemical Genetics-Metabolic Disease
  • This is generally indicated if the patient is clearly unwell, if she has ketonuria, or if her blood glucose concentration is > 20 mmol/l.
  • In terms of biochemical genetics, the consequences of a metabolic block may be rectified by dietary limitation of the precursor of an injurious accumulation product, aromatic amino acids in phenylketonuria; or by supplying the essential end product from without the cell, the specific blood protein in hemophilia, or a specific essential nutrient molecule such as a vitamin. Edward Tatum - Nobel Lecture
  • For example, read: “Intellectual performance of 36 phenylketonuria patients and their nonaffected siblings” by Dobson, Kushida and Williams (1976) in Pediatrics volume 58, pages53 – 58. The Volokh Conspiracy » Some Scientists’ Openness to the Possibility of Genetic Differences in Mental Traits Among Racial and Ethnic Groups
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