Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease

, Volume 15, Issue 6, pp 937–938 | Cite as

5-Oxoprolinuria due to glutathione synthetase deficiency

  • R. Kumar Pejaver
  • A. H. Watson
Case Report


Public Health Internal Medicine Glutathione Metabolic Disease Glutathione Synthetase 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Kumar Pejaver
    • 1
  • A. H. Watson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PaediatricsSt Mary's HospitalNewportUK

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