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Is homocystinuria a gene disorder?

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Dr. Reginald Gohh
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Yes

Homocystinuria is an inherited genetic disorder that impairs the metabolism of the Amino Acid methionine.
It is a recessive disorder, which means that you have to have two faulty copies of the gene (inherited singularly from each parent) to be cinically affected.

In brief: Yes

Homocystinuria is an inherited genetic disorder that impairs the metabolism of the Amino Acid methionine.
It is a recessive disorder, which means that you have to have two faulty copies of the gene (inherited singularly from each parent) to be cinically affected.
Dr. Reginald Gohh
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