You will have had a blood test that would have diagnosed that shortly after your birth. If you want to test that, go eat a couple packs of Equal sweetener...if you get deathly ill, you probably have PKU.
Phenylketonuria is a genetic disorder caused by a mutation of the PAH gene.
2.42% of the world's population has Phenylketonuria (pku)
It's called Phenylketonuria:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phenylketonuria
Phenylketonuria is a genetic disorder that was first discovered in 1934 by Dr. Asbjorn Folling of Norway
Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a rare genetic condition that is present from birth. It is a learning disability that can damage the brain.
It is Recessive.
no, because it is a genetic mutation..
1 in 15,000
try to avoid artificial sweetners
Elizabeth Jane Munro Hinchley has written: 'A study of nutritional factors in phenylketonuria' -- subject(s): Phenylketonuria, Nutrition
Phenylalanine is an amino acid. When someone is unable to break phenylalanine down, the condition is called Phenylketonuria. Phenylketonuria is usually diagnosed in newborn babies. Symptoms of phenylketonuria are seizures, tremors, small head size, delayed mental and social skills, and skin rashes.
Phenylketonuria causes delayed mental and social skills, below average head size, hyperactivity, skin rashes, seizures, tremors, and intellectual disability.
No, its an autosomal recessive disease.