Organic Acid Metabolism: Genetic Disorders
Published Online: 3 MAY 2005
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How to Cite
Barshop, B. A. 2005. Organic Acid Metabolism: Genetic Disorders. eLS. .
- Published Online: 3 MAY 2005
Disorders of organic acid metabolism result from deficiencies in enzymes involved in terminal steps of amino acid, fatty acid, and carbohydrate metabolism, causing a number of serious multi-system symptoms. Management of these conditions may be life-saving, and their study has yielded invaluable information about metabolic processes in man.
- human metabolism;
- human genetics