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Ch 12-14

Question:
Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a recessive human disorder in which an individual cannot appropriately metabolize a particular amino acid. This amino acid is not otherwise produced by humans. Therefore the most efficient and effective treatment is which of the following?
Answer:
regulate the diet of the affected persons to severely limit the uptake of the amino acid.
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Question: Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a recessive human disorder in which an individual cannot appropriately metabolize a particular amino acid. This amino acid is not otherwise produced by humans. Therefore the most efficient and effective treatment is which of the following?
Answer: regulate the diet of the affected persons to severely limit the uptake of the amino acid.