4-hydroxybutyric aciduria

4-hy·drox·y·bu·tyr·ic ac·i·du·ri·a

(hī-drok'sē-byū-tir'ik as'i-dū'rē-ă),
Elevated levels of 4-hydroxybutyrate in the urine. An inherited disorder that can lead to hypotonia and mental retardation.
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4-Hydroxybutyric aciduria: A new inborn error of metabolism II: Biochemical findings, Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease (1984) 7 Suppl 1: 92-94.
4-Hydroxybutyric aciduria: application of a fluorometric assay to the determination of succinic semialdehyde dehydro genase activity in extracts of cultured human lymphoblasts.