fumarylacetoacetate hydrolase

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fum·ar·yl·ac·e·to·ac·e·tate hy·dro·lase

an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of fumarylacetoacetate to fumarate and acetoacetate; a deficiency indicates tyrosinemia IA.
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We have designed a kit that can detect 12 of the 39 defined FAH gene mutations commonly seen in Turkey.
The investigators also injected viruses carrying the FAH gene into diseased livers.
The investigators also found that they can cure such mice by adding functioning FAH genes to just a small percentage of their livers' defective cells.