ANNOTATION

@article{Mason1948ANNOTATION,
  title={ANNOTATION},
  author={Philip J. Mason},
  journal={British Journal of Ophthalmology},
  year={1948},
  volume={32},
  pages={443 - 443}
}
  • P. Mason
  • Published 1 July 1948
  • British Journal of Ophthalmology
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency is the most common human enzymopathy, affecting about 400 million people throughout the world, The condition, which has been the subject of recent reviews (Beutler, 1994; Luzzatto & Mehta, 1995), was discovered in the 1950s to be the reason why some people, but not others, develop haemolytic anaemia following the administration of the antimalarial drug primaquine (Carson et al, 1956),·.Biochemical analysis has revealed enormous diversity in… 
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