Lower plasma cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol and LDL-lipoprotein subclasses in adult phenylketonuria (PKU) patients compared to healthy controls: results of NMR metabolomics investigation

Abstract Background Phenylketonuria (PKU; OMIM#261600) is a rare metabolic disorder caused by mutations in the phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH) gene resulting in high phenylalanine (Phe) in blood and brain. If not treated early this results in intellectual disability, behavioral and psychiatric probl...

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Main Authors: Claire Cannet, Andrea Pilotto, Júlio César Rocha, Hartmut Schäfer, Manfred Spraul, Daniela Berg, Peter Nawroth, Christian Kasperk, Gwendolyn Gramer, Dorothea Haas, David Piel, Stefan Kölker, Georg Hoffmann, Peter Freisinger, Friedrich Trefz
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-02-01
Series:Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13023-020-1329-5