Hartnup's disease

Hartnup disease

A clinically variable autosomal recessive disorder (OMIM:234500) characterised by a marked increase in renal and intestinal excretion of neutral amino acids. Individuals may be asymptomatic or develop a photosensitive pellagra-like rash, cerebellar ataxia, and other neurological or psychiatric features.

Molecular pathology
Caused by defects of SLC6A19, which encodes a protein that actively transports neutral amino acids (especially leucine) across the apical membrane of intestinal and renal epithelial cells.
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