Adam Knapp

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In 6 patients with classic phenylketonuria (PKU) the plasma and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) concentrations of phenylalanine and tyrosine were measured fluorimetrically. The results of the PKU group were compared with data obtained from 17 children without abnormal CSF parameters and free of metabolic or central nervous disorders, in whom a diagnostic lumbal(More)
Phenylalanine hydroxylase activity measured in leucocytes and fibroblasts by the fluorometric method is nonspecific and can be released by other aromatic hydroxylases. Investigations with the inhibitors p-Cl-phenylalanine, 3-I-tyrosine and 6-F-tryptophan made evident that these results may be caused by the tryptophan hydroxylase and the tyrosine(More)