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Prolidase deficiency


Other Names for this Disease
  • Hyperimidodipeptiduria
  • Imidodipeptidase deficiency
  • PD
  • Peptidase deficiency
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Overview

Prolidase deficiency is a rare disorder that affects multiple systems due to a defect on an enzyme that is related to the production of collagen (a strong protein found in bones, tissues, and skin).[1]
Last updated: 3/16/2010

References

  1. PEPD. Genetics Home Reference. March 7, 2010; http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene=pepd. Accessed 3/8/2010.
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  • Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 
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Other Names for this Disease
  • Hyperimidodipeptiduria
  • Imidodipeptidase deficiency
  • PD
  • Peptidase deficiency
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.