Essential pentosuria

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Essential pentosuria

Essential pentosuria is an inborn error of metabolism in which 1 to 4 gm of the pentose L-xylulose is excreted in the urine each day. It is a benign condition that occurs principally in individuals of Ashkenazi Jewish descent (summary by {2:Hiatt, 2001}).
 

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The terms "Essential pentosuria" returned 3 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Essential pentosuria.
 

Author(s): A K KHACHADURIAN

Journal: Am. J. Hum. Genet.. 1962 Sep;14():249-55.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The inheritance of essential pentosuria.
 

Author(s): P D ROBERTS

Journal: Br Med J. 1960 May;1(5184):1478-9.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Essential pentosuria.
 

Author(s): F V FLYNN

Journal: Br Med J. 1955 Feb;1(4910):391-5.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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