Other Names for this Disease
- Glutamate-aspartate transport defect
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 Dicarboxylic aminoaciduria is caused by mutations in the SLC1A1 gene. It is inherited in an autosomal recessive fashion.Dicarboxylic aminoaciduria is a rare metabolic disorder characterized by the excessive loss of aspartate and glutamate in urine. Symptoms have varied greatly among the few reported cases.
Last updated: 10/25/2011
- Camargo SM, Bockenhauer D, Kleta R. Aminoacidurias: Clinical and molecular aspects. Kidney Int. 2008 Apr;73(8):918-25.; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18200002. Accessed 10/21/2011.
- Bailey CG et al.,. Loss-of-function mutations in the glutamate transporter SLC1A1 cause human dicarboxylic aminoaciduria. J Clin Invest. 2011 Jan 4;121(1):446-53; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21123949. Accessed 10/21/2011.
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