Hartnup disorder

Hartnup disorder

Hartnup's disease Molecular medicine An AR inborn defect in tryptophan metabolism caused by a defect in intestinal brush-border amino acid transport Clinical Photosensitivity, ataxia, emotional lability, aminoaciduria
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Mutations in SLC6A19, encoding BOAT1, cause Hartnup disorder. Nat Genet 2004;36: 999-1002.
Among the abnormal samples were the following: 14 with propionic acidemia; 11 with methylmalonic aciduria; 11 with cystinuria; 6 with alkaptonuria; 4 with glutaric aciduria I; 3 each with pyruvate decarboxylase deficiency, ketosis, Hartnup disorder, cystinosis, neuroblastoma, phenylketonuria, ethanol toxicity, glycerol kinase deficiency, and hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA-lyase deficiency; and 2 with carbamoylphosphate synthetase deficiency.
Finally, many of the disorders identified in urine, such as histidinemia, iminoglycinuria, and Hartnup disorder, are benign (4).