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"Galactosemia"




  1. photo Dicas da Terapia OrtomolecularDicas da Terapia OrtomolecularTreatment
    Molecular. Dentre as doenças moleculares podemos citar a Fenilcetonúria, cujo tratamento consiste na retirada do aminoácido Fenilalanina e na Galactosemia que consiste na retirada do leite. Em 1960 passouRead more

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Galactosemia

Disease

Galactosemia (British galactosaemia) is a rare genetic metabolic disorder that affects an individual's ability to metabolize the sugar galactose properly. Galactosemia follows an autosomal recessive mode of inheritance that confers a deficiency in an enzyme responsible for adequate galactose degradation.Friedrich Goppert (1870–1927), a German physician, first described the disease in 1917, with...More