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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.
Many genetic disorders respond well to specialized gene therapy

Many genetic disorders respond well to specialized gene therapy

Researchers develop point-of-care device to facilitate monitoring of hereditary and hepatic metabolic disorders

Researchers develop point-of-care device to facilitate monitoring of hereditary and hepatic metabolic disorders

Using native microbes as chassis for transgene delivery in live bacterial therapeutics

Using native microbes as chassis for transgene delivery in live bacterial therapeutics

Research suggests potential new treatment strategy for phenylketonuria

Research suggests potential new treatment strategy for phenylketonuria

Untargeted metabolomics profiling can improve diagnosis of metabolic disorders in newborns

Untargeted metabolomics profiling can improve diagnosis of metabolic disorders in newborns

New approach to gene therapy uses common pain reliever to fight against genetic diseases

New approach to gene therapy uses common pain reliever to fight against genetic diseases

FDA seeks $6.5 billion for investments in core food safety, critical public health infrastructure

FDA seeks $6.5 billion for investments in core food safety, critical public health infrastructure

Researchers use base editing to sustainably lower high LDL cholesterol levels

Researchers use base editing to sustainably lower high LDL cholesterol levels

Mouse model provides new understanding about Folling Disease

Mouse model provides new understanding about Folling Disease

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