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Immunological Studies of Hypoxanthine-Guanine Phosphoribosyltransferase in Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome

  • M. M. Müller
  • H. Stemberger
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 41A)

Abstract

The clinical picture of the Lesch-Nyhan syndrome shows besides massive hyperuricemia mental retardation and spasticity (later choreoathetosis and self mutilation in the behavior) (1). The disturbance of purine metabolism is based on the deficiency of hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase activity (HG-PRT) (2).

Keywords

Enzyme Protein Thermal Inactivation Immunological Study Purine Metabolism Complete Identity 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. M. Müller
    • 1
  • H. Stemberger
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Medical Chemistry and HygieneUniversity of ViennaAustria

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