Other Names for this Disease
- Alpha-aminoadipic semialdehyde synthase deficiency
- Hyperlysinemia type I
- L-lysine NAD-oxido-reductase deficiency
- Lysine alpha-ketoglutarate reductase deficiency
- Lysine intolerance
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intellectual disability or behavioral problems. Hyperlysinemia is caused by mutations in the AASS gene. It has an autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance.Hyperlysinemia is an inherited condition characterized by elevated blood levels of the amino acid lysine. Hyperlysinemia typically causes no health problems, and most people with elevated lysine levels are unaware that they have this condition. Rarely, people with hyperlysinemia have
Last updated: 1/28/2013
- Hyperlysinemia. Genetics Home Reference (GHR). August 2009; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition=hyperlysinemia. Accessed 1/28/2013.
- Hyper LYS - Hyperlysinemia . Newborn Screening Coding and Terminology Guide. April 2011; http://newbornscreeningcodes.nlm.nih.gov/nb/sc/condition/Hyper-LYS. Accessed 1/28/2013.
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