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There are 20 essential amino acids in the body. Phenylalanine is one of these. These essential amino acids need to be supplied from external sources such as food. They are termed “essential” as they are needed for the body to function properly and grow normally.
Metabolic biomarkers could predict COVID-19 severity

Metabolic biomarkers could predict COVID-19 severity

Genomic sequencing falls short as a standalone screening tool for newborns

Genomic sequencing falls short as a standalone screening tool for newborns

Improving ability to predict autism risk with few drops of blood

Improving ability to predict autism risk with few drops of blood

Scientists develop capsule shell composition for enzyme needed to treat phenylketonuria

Scientists develop capsule shell composition for enzyme needed to treat phenylketonuria

Yeast model may pave way for development of novel therapies for metabolic disorders

Yeast model may pave way for development of novel therapies for metabolic disorders

New genome editing tool used to heal genetic disease

New genome editing tool used to heal genetic disease

Investigators identify group of blood metabolites that could help detect autism

Investigators identify group of blood metabolites that could help detect autism

Compounds found in green tea and red wine offer hope to treat inborn congenital metabolic diseases

Compounds found in green tea and red wine offer hope to treat inborn congenital metabolic diseases

FDA approves novel enzyme therapy for adults with rare and serious genetic disease

FDA approves novel enzyme therapy for adults with rare and serious genetic disease

Pediatric researchers uncover new syndrome that causes intellectual disability

Pediatric researchers uncover new syndrome that causes intellectual disability

MU researchers use MRI to study effects of Phenylketonuria

MU researchers use MRI to study effects of Phenylketonuria

Study could pave way for new treatment strategies for PKU

Study could pave way for new treatment strategies for PKU

Flagship launches Rubius to develop functionalized red blood cells for treatment of serious diseases

Flagship launches Rubius to develop functionalized red blood cells for treatment of serious diseases

GMP protein can improve gastrointestinal health by protecting digestive system from pathogens

GMP protein can improve gastrointestinal health by protecting digestive system from pathogens

Intrexon, Synthetic Biologics form ECC to develop and commercialize novel biotherapeutics for phenylketonuria

Intrexon, Synthetic Biologics form ECC to develop and commercialize novel biotherapeutics for phenylketonuria

Biologists discover vulnerability of brain cancer cells

Biologists discover vulnerability of brain cancer cells

Gene therapy transforms life for men with severe form of hemophilia B

Gene therapy transforms life for men with severe form of hemophilia B

Newborn screening can prevent lifelong disability

Newborn screening can prevent lifelong disability

Researcher explores public perceptions related to newborn screening programs

Researcher explores public perceptions related to newborn screening programs

Study shows fat transplantation may treat inherited metabolic diseases

Study shows fat transplantation may treat inherited metabolic diseases