Archibald Edward Garrod and alcaptonuria: “Inborn errors of metabolism” revisited


Archibald Edward Garrod (1857–1936) had a unique role in the history of medical biochemistry. Early in his career, he was recognized by the Royal Society of Medicine1 for his elucidation of the disorder alcaptonuria and the resultant demonstration of the special relationship between biochemistry, genetics, and their close overlap in the practice of medicine… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/GIM.0b013e3181e68843


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