This amino acid is formed during the urea cycle from citrulline, aspartate and ATP. This reaction is catalyzed by argininosuccinic acid synthetase.
Rare autosomal recessive disorder of the urea cycle which leads to the accumulation of argininosuccinic acid in body fluids and severe HYPERAMMONEMIA. Clinical features of the neonatal onset of the disorder include poor feeding, vomiting, lethargy, seizures, tachypnea, coma, and death. Later onset results in milder set of clinical features including vomiting, failure to thrive, irritability, behavioral problems, or psychomotor retardation. Mutations in the ARGININOSUCCINATE LYASE gene cause the disorder.
An enzyme of the urea cycle which splits argininosuccinate to fumarate plus arginine. Its absence leads to the metabolic disease ARGININOSUCCINIC ACIDURIA in man. EC 4.3.2.1.
Disorders affecting amino acid metabolism. The majority of these disorders are inherited and present in the neonatal period with metabolic disturbances (e.g., ACIDOSIS) and neurologic manifestations. They are present at birth, although they may not become symptomatic until later in life.
An essential amino acid that is physiologically active in the L-form.
An enzyme of the urea cycle that catalyzes the formation of argininosuccinic acid from citrulline and aspartic acid in the presence of ATP. Absence or deficiency of this enzyme causes the metabolic disease CITRULLINEMIA in humans. EC 6.3.4.5.
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A MOLYBDENUM requiring enzyme that catalyzes the terminal reaction in the oxidative degradation of SULFUR AMINO ACIDS with the formation of a sulfate. A deficiency of sulfite oxidase results in sulfocysteinuria.
Errors in metabolic processes resulting from inborn genetic mutations that are inherited or acquired in utero.
A watery fluid that is continuously produced in the CHOROID PLEXUS and circulates around the surface of the BRAIN; SPINAL CORD; and in the CEREBRAL VENTRICLES.
An oxidation product, via XANTHINE OXIDASE, of oxypurines such as XANTHINE and HYPOXANTHINE. It is the final oxidation product of purine catabolism in humans and primates, whereas in most other mammals URATE OXIDASE further oxidizes it to ALLANTOIN.
A FERREDOXIN-dependent oxidoreductase that is primarily found in PLANTS where it plays an important role in the assimilation of SULFUR atoms for the production of CYSTEINE and METHIONINE.
Oxidoreductases with specificity for oxidation or reduction of SULFUR COMPOUNDS.
An enzyme that catalyzes the reduction of a protein-disulfide in the presence of glutathione, forming a protein-dithiol. Insulin is one of its substrates. EC 1.8.4.2.
A large group of diseases which are characterized by a low prevalence in the population. They frequently are associated with problems in diagnosis and treatment.
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A disease characterized by the progressive invasion of SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS into the LYMPHATIC VESSELS, and the BLOOD VESSELS. The majority of the cases occur in the LUNGS of women of child-bearing age, eventually blocking the flow of air, blood, and lymph. The common symptom is shortness of breath (DYSPNEA).
A condition characterized by the formation of CALCULI and concretions in the hollow organs or ducts of the body. They occur most often in the gallbladder, kidney, and lower urinary tract.
A filament-like structure consisting of a shaft which projects to the surface of the SKIN from a root which is softer than the shaft and lodges in the cavity of a HAIR FOLLICLE. It is found on most surfaces of the body.
Injuries resulting in hemorrhage, usually manifested in the skin.
Incorrect diagnoses after clinical examination or technical diagnostic procedures.
A tube-like invagination of the EPIDERMIS from which the hair shaft develops and into which SEBACEOUS GLANDS open. The hair follicle is lined by a cellular inner and outer root sheath of epidermal origin and is invested with a fibrous sheath derived from the dermis. (Stedman, 26th ed) Follicles of very long hairs extend into the subcutaneous layer of tissue under the SKIN.
Absence of hair from areas where it is normally present.
The anterior portion of the head that includes the skin, muscles, and structures of the forehead, eyes, nose, mouth, cheeks, and jaw.
An acute, diffuse, and suppurative inflammation of loose connective tissue, particularly the deep subcutaneous tissues, and sometimes muscle, which is most commonly seen as a result of infection of a wound, ulcer, or other skin lesions.

Analysis of pyrimidine synthesis "de novo" intermediates in urine and dried urine filter- paper strips with HPLC-electrospray tandem mass spectrometry. (1/21)

BACKGROUND: The concentrations of the pyrimidine "de novo" metabolites and their degradation products in urine are useful indicators for the diagnosis of an inborn error of the pyrimidine de novo pathway or a urea-cycle defect. Until now, no procedure was available that allowed the analysis of all of these metabolites in a single analytical run. We describe a rapid, specific method to measure these metabolites by HPLC-tandem mass spectrometry. METHODS: Urine or urine-soaked filter-paper strips were used to measure N-carbamyl-aspartate, dihydroorotate, orotate, orotidine, uridine, and uracil. Reversed-phase HPLC was combined with electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry, and detection was performed by multiple-reaction monitoring. Stable-isotope-labeled reference compounds were used as internal standards. RESULTS: All pyrimidine de novo metabolites and their degradation products were measured within a single analytical run of 14 min with lower limits of detection of 0.4-3 micromol/L. The intra- and interassay variation for urine with added compounds was 1.2-5% for urines and 2-9% for filter-paper extracts of the urines. Recoveries of the added metabolites were 97-106% for urine samples and 97-115% for filter-paper extracts of the urines. Analysis of urine samples from patients with a urea-cycle defect or pyrimidine degradation defect showed an aberrant metabolic profile when compared with controls. CONCLUSION: HPLC with electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry allows rapid testing for disorders affecting the pyrimidine de novo pathway. The use of filter-paper strips could facilitate collection, transport, and storage of urine samples.  (+info)

Clinical consequences of urea cycle enzyme deficiencies and potential links to arginine and nitric oxide metabolism. (2/21)

Urea cycle disorders (UCD) are human conditions caused by the dysregulation of nitrogen transfer from ammonia nitrogen into urea. The biochemistry and the genetics of these disorders were well elucidated. Earlier diagnosis and improved treatments led to an emerging, longer-lived cohort of patients. The natural history of some of these disorders began to point to pathophysiological processes that may be unrelated to the primary cause of acute morbidity and mortality, i.e., hyperammonemia. Carbamyl phosphate synthetase I single nucleotide polymorphisms may be associated with altered vascular resistance that becomes clinically relevant when specific environmental stressors are present. Patients with argininosuccinic aciduria due to a deficiency of argininosuccinic acid lyase are uniquely prone to chronic hepatitis, potentially leading to cirrhosis. Moreover, our recent observations suggest that there may be an increased prevalence of essential hypertension. In contrast, hyperargininemia found in patients with arginase 1 deficiency is associated with pyramidal tract findings and spasticity, without significant hyperammonemia. An intriguing potential pathophysiological link is the dysregulation of intracellular arginine availability and its potential effect on nitric oxide (NO) metabolism. By combining detailed natural history studies with the development of tissue-specific null mouse models for urea cycle enzymes and measurement of nitrogen flux through the cycle to urea and NO in UCD patients, we may begin to dissect the contribution of different sources of arginine to NO production and the consequences on both rare genetic and common multifactorial diseases.  (+info)

Neonatal argininosuccinic aciduria with normal brain and kidney but absent liver argininosuccinate lyase activity. (3/21)

An infant is described who died at 6 days of age with hyperammonemia and argininosuccinic acid in the urine. Argininosuccinic acid lyase (AL) was absent in liver, decreased in red blood cells, but normal in brain and kidney. The instability of AL in frozen stored tissues accounts for previous reports of deficient AL activity in the brain and kidney of neonates with this disease. The variation of AL activity in the tissues of this patient demonstrates that more than one gene locus either codes for the structure of this enzyme or regulates its biosynthesis in different organs.  (+info)

Contrasting features of urea cycle disorders in human patients and knockout mouse models. (4/21)

The urea cycle exists for the removal of excess nitrogen from the body. Six separate enzymes comprise the urea cycle, and a deficiency in any one of them causes a urea cycle disorder (UCD) in humans. Arginase is the only urea cycle enzyme with an alternate isoform, though no known human disorder currently exists due to a deficiency in the second isoform. While all of the UCDs usually present with hyperammonemia in the first few days to months of life, most disorders are distinguished by a characteristic profile of plasma amino acid alterations that can be utilized for diagnosis. While enzyme assay is possible, an analysis of the underlying mutation is preferable for an accurate diagnosis. Mouse models for each of the urea cycle disorders exist (with the exception of NAGS deficiency), and for almost all of them, their clinical and biochemical phenotypes rather closely resemble the phenotypes seen in human patients. Consequently, all of the current mouse models are highly useful for future research into novel pharmacological and dietary treatments and gene therapy protocols for the management of urea cycle disorders.  (+info)

Systemic hypertension in two patients with ASL deficiency: a result of nitric oxide deficiency? (5/21)

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Argininosuccinate lyase deficiency: longterm outcome of 13 patients detected by newborn screening. (6/21)

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Argininosuccinate lyase deficiency-argininosuccinic aciduria and beyond. (7/21)

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Argininosuccinic aciduria: clinical and biochemical phenotype findings in Malaysian children. (8/21)

Argininosuccinic aciduria is an inborn error of the urea cycle caused by deficiency of argininosuccinate lyase (ASL). ASL-deficient patients present with progressive intoxication due to accumulation of ammonia in the body. Early diagnosis and treatment of hyperammonemia are necessary to improve survival and prevent long-term handicap. Two clinical phenotypes have been recognized--neonatal acute and milder late-onset form. We investigated patients with hyperammonemia by a stepwise approach in which quantitative amino acids analysis was the core diagnostic procedure. Here, we describe the clinical phenotypes and biochemical characteristics in diagnosing this group of patients. We have identified 13 patients with argininosuccinic aciduria from 2003 till 2009. Ten patients who presented with acute neonatal hyperammonemic encephalopathy had markedly elevated blood ammonia (> 430 micromol/L) within the first few days of life. Three patients with late-onset disease had more subtle clinical presentations and they developed hyperammonemia only during the acute catabolic state at two to twelve months of age. Their blood ammonia was mild to moderately elevated (> 75-265 micromol/L). The diagnosis was confirmed by detection of excessive levels of argininosuccinate in the urine and/or plasma. They also have moderately increased levels of citrulline and, low levels of arginine and ornithine in their plasma. Two patients succumbed to the disease. To date, eleven patients remained well on a dietary protein restriction, oral ammonia scavenging drugs and arginine supplementation. The majority of them have a reasonable good neurological outcome.  (+info)

Argininosuccinate lyase deficiency (ASLD; also known as argininosuccinic aciduria) is the second most common urea cycle disorder (UCD) and accounts for 15-20% of all disorders of ureagenesis. Individuals with ASLD can have unique clinical and physiologic characteristics as compared to other UCDs. Previous work from the members of the UCDC have shown that in spite of having fewer episodes of hyperammonemia as compared to those with proximal blockade of the urea cycle, individuals with ASLD can develop intellectual and learning disabilities. Neurocognitive deficits have been observed even in individuals without any documented hyperammonemia. Furthermore, hepatic abnormalities including hepatomegaly, hepatic injury, fibrosis and even frank cirrhosis, and vascular issues like hypertension are well known in the disorder. Previous work from the members of the UCDC has demonstrated a tissue- and molecular-specific role for ASL in the generation of NO. ASL is not only required for the synthesis of ...
Treatment may require the coordinated efforts of a team of specialists. Pediatricians, neurologists, geneticists, dieticians, and physicians who are familiar with metabolic disorders may need to work together to ensure a comprehensive approach to treatment. Occupational, speech language, and physical therapists may be needed to treat children with developmental disabilities. Genetic counseling is recommended for affected individuals and their families.. The treatment of argininosuccinic aciduria is aimed at preventing excessive ammonia from being formed or from removing excessive ammonia during a hyperammonemic episode. Long-term therapy combines dietary restrictions and the stimulation of alternative methods of converting and excreting nitrogen from the body (alternative pathways therapy).. Dietary restrictions in individuals with argininosuccinic aciduria are aimed at limiting the amount of protein intake to avoid the development of excess ammonia. However, enough protein must be taken in by ...
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Figure 5 An approach to diagnosis of hyperammonemia in older children OA: organic acidurias, FAO: fatty acid oxidation defects, PC: pyruvate carboxylase deficiency, PDH: pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency, ASA: argininosuccinic acid, AS: argininosuccinic aciduria, NAGS: N-acetylglutamate synthetase deficiency, CPS I: carbamoyl phosphate synthetase I deficiency, OTC: ornithine transcarbamoylase deficiency, HHH: hyperornithinemia hyperammonemia homocitrullinuria syndrome, LPI: lysinuric protein intolerance. (Click image to enlarge) ...
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Kleijer WJ et al. (2002) Clinical, enzymatic, and molecular genetic characterization of a biochemical variant type of argininosuccinic aciduria: prenatal and postnatal diagnosis in five unrelated families.. [^] ...
Clinically affected; elevated orotate after allopurinol challenge with absence of argininosuccinic acid (elevated orotic acid = 759); past hyperammonemic events; on citrulline arginine supplement, sodium benzoate and sodium phenylbutyrate; protein restriction; neurologic evaluation was normal at age 1 year; donor subject is heterozygous for a C>T transition at nucleotide 67 in exon 1 of the OTC gene (67C>T) resulting in a stop at codon 23 [Arg23Ter (R23X)] ...
NeoMass AAAC kit for newborn screening is used with Tandem Mass Spectrometry to detect concentrations of amino acid, free carnitine, acylcarnitines, succinylacetone and argininosuccinic acid.
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AAUCD : Urea cycle disorders (UCD) are a group of inherited disorders of nitrogen detoxification that result when any of the enzymes in the urea cycle (carbamoylphosphate synthetase I: CPS I; ornithine transcarbamylase: OTC; argininosuccinic acid synthetase; argininosuccinic acid lyase; arginase; or the cofactor producer, N-acetyl glutamate synthetase: NAGS), have deficient or reduced activity. The role of the urea cycle is to metabolize and clear waste nitrogen, and defects in any of the steps of the pathway can result in an accumulation of ammonia, which can be toxic to the nervous system. The urea cycle is also responsible for endogenous production of the amino acids citrulline, ornithine, and arginine. Infants with a complete urea cycle enzyme deficiency typically appear normal at birth, but present with in the neonatal period as ammonia levels rise with lethargy, seizures, hyper- or hypoventilation, and ultimately coma or death. Individuals with partial enzyme deficiency may present later in life,
TY - JOUR. T1 - Requirement of argininosuccinate lyase for systemic nitric oxide production. AU - Erez, Ayelet. AU - Nagamani, Sandesh C.S.. AU - Shchelochkov, Oleg A.. AU - Premkumar, Muralidhar H.. AU - Campeau, Philippe M.. AU - Chen, Yuqing. AU - Garg, Harsha K.. AU - Li, Li. AU - Mian, Asad. AU - Bertin, Terry K.. AU - Black, Jennifer O.. AU - Zeng, Heng. AU - Tang, Yaoping. AU - Reddy, Anilkumar K.. AU - Summar, Marshall. AU - OBrien, William E.. AU - Harrison, David G.. AU - Mitch, William E.. AU - Marini, Juan C.. AU - Aschner, Judy L.. AU - Bryan, Nathan S.. AU - Lee, Brendan. PY - 2011/12/1. Y1 - 2011/12/1. N2 - Nitric oxide (NO) is crucial in diverse physiological and pathological processes. We show that a hypomorphic mouse model of argininosuccinate lyase (encoded by Asl) deficiency has a distinct phenotype of multiorgan dysfunction and NO deficiency. Loss of Asl in both humans and mice leads to reduced NO synthesis, owing to both decreased endogenous arginine synthesis and an ...
Newborn Screening, Newborn, Newborn screening, Newborn screens, Expanded screening, Expanded newborn screening, Blood spot, Blood spot screening, Blood test, Tests for newborns, Genetic, Genetics, Genetic diseases, Genetic disorders, Genetic conditions, Genetic counseling, Genetic testing, Genetic screening, Birth defects, Diseases, Hereditary diseases, Inherited diseases, Cystic Fibrosis, CF, Hemophilia, Galactosemia, MSUD, Maple syrup urine disease, Hypothyroidism, PKU, Phenylketonuria, PKU formula, Formula, Metabolic formula, Metabolic, Metabolic conditions, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, CAH, Sickle cell, Sickle cell anemia, Sickle cell disease, Sickle cell trait, Amino acid disorders, Argininosuccinic aciduria, Citrullinemia, Homocystinuria (cystathione synthase deficiency), Hypermethioninemia, Tyrosinemia, type II (TYRII), Fatty acid oxidation disorders, Carnitine/acylcarnitine translocase defect, Carnitine palmitoyl transferase deficiency (SCAD), Long-chain hydroxy acyl-CoA dehydrogenase
Pathogenic variants in the argininosuccinate lyase (|i|ASL|/i|) gene have been shown to cause argininosuccinate lyase deficiency (ASLD); therefore, sequencing analysis offers advantages for prenatal testing and counseling in families afflicted with this condition. Here, we performed a genetic analysis of an ASLD patient and his family with an aim to offer available information for clinical diagnosis. The research subjects were a 23-month-old patient with a high plasma level of citrulline and his unaffected parents. Whole-exome sequencing identified potential related|i| ASL|/i| gene mutations in this trio. Enzymatic activity was detected spectrophotometrically by a coupled assay using arginase and measuring urea production. We identified a novel nonsynonymous mutation (c.206A>G, p.Lys69Arg) and a stop mutation (c.637C>T, p.Arg213∗) in|i| ASL|/i| in a Chinese Han patient with ASLD. The enzymatic activity of a p.Lys69Arg ASL construct in human embryonic kidney 293T cells was significantly
TY - JOUR. T1 - Argininosuccinate lyase interacts with cyclin A2 in cytoplasm and modulates growth of liver tumor cells. AU - Hung, Yu Hsuan. AU - Huang, Hau Lun. AU - Chen, Wei Ching. AU - Yen, Meng Chi. AU - Cho, Chien Yu. AU - Weng, Tzu Yang. AU - Wang, Chih Yang. AU - Chen, Yi Ling. AU - Chen, Li Tzong. AU - Lai, Ming Derg. PY - 2017/2. Y1 - 2017/2. N2 - Arginine is a critical amino acid in specific cancer types including hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and melanoma. Novel molecular mechanisms and therapeutic targets in arginine metabolism-mediated cancer formation await further identification. Our laboratory has previously demonstrated that arginine metabolic enzyme argininosuccinate lyase (ASL) promoted HCC formation in part via maintenance of cyclin A2 protein expression and arginine production for channeling to nitric oxide synthase. In this study, we investigated the mechanism by which ASL regulates cyclin A2 expression. We found that ASL interacted with cyclin A2 in HCC cells and the ...
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Adenylosuccinate lyase (ASL) catalyzes 2 reactions in the de novo synthesis of purine nucleotides. In humans, point mutations of this enzyme are associated with mental retardation, autism, and muscle wasting. The sequence of B. subtilis ASL is 27% identical and 17% similar to the human enzyme. We have cloned, expressed, and purified B. subtilis ASL; the crystal structure of a 73% homologous bacterial enzyme is known (PDB #lc3u). We separately mutated 2 amino acids in the B. subtilis ASL (M10L & N276C) equivalent to the mutations identified in human ASL deficiency (M26L & R303C). The purified M10L and N276C possess specific activities of 0.86 and 0.38 units/mg, respectively, as compared to 1.56 units/mg for wild type (WT) enzyme. Both enzymes are similar to WT in conformation and oligomeric state as indicated by circular dichroism and light scattering. The Km for adenylosuccinate (SAMP) is not appreciably different between M1OL (5.6 uM) and WT (4.9 uM); and the pH dependence of Vmax is also ...
17α-hydroxylase/17,20-lyase deficiency is caused by mutations in the CYP17A1 gene. The protein produced from this gene is involved in the formation of steroid hormones. This group of hormones includes sex hormones such as testosterone and estrogen, which are needed for normal sexual development and reproduction; mineralocorticoids, which help regulate the bodys salt and water balance; and glucocorticoids, which are involved in maintaining blood sugar levels and regulating the bodys response to stress.. Steroid hormones are produced through a series of chemical reactions. The CYP17A1 enzyme performs two important reactions in this process. The enzyme has 17 alpha(α)-hydroxylase activity, which is important for production of glucocorticoids and sex hormones. CYP17A1 also has 17,20-lyase activity, which is integral to the production of sex hormones.. 17α-hydroxylase/17,20-lyase deficiency results from a shortage (deficiency) of both enzyme activities. The amount of remaining enzyme activity ...
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PROTOCOL OUTLINE: This protocol describes several clinical studies of pharmacologic and dietary management in patients with urea cycle disorders.. Patients with carbamyl phosphate synthetase and ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency are treated with a low-protein diet, essential amino acids (for neonatal onset disease), caloric supplementation, oral sodium phenylbutyrate (now approved as a prescription drug 11/97), and citrulline or arginine free base.. Patients with argininosuccinic acid synthetase deficiency are treated with a low-protein diet, caloric supplementation, oral sodium phenylbutyrate (now approved as a prescription drug 11/97), and arginine free base.. Patients with argininosuccinic aciduria (AA) are treated with a low-protein diet, caloric supplementation, and arginine free base. (Discontinued 11/97) Any patient who develops hyperammonemia is treated with intravenous sodium benzoate, sodium phenylbutyrate, and arginine hydrochloride; benzoate and phenylbutyrate are not given to ...
So now there are 21 proteogenic amino acids…right?. Actually, there are 22 of them discovered till now. The last one is named Pyrrolysine, but it makes proteins only in prokaryotes (methanogenic archaea and bacteria).. So is there any other amino acids that are not PROTEOGENIC?. The proteogenic pool of amino acid is only a small part of the whole amino acid pool. There are many times more amino acids that dont produce proteins. Usually, the amino acids that dont have any associated genetic code wont produce proteins (they cant take part in translation), and so are non-proteogenic.. This is quite logical. Any organic molecule having at least one of each amine and carboxyl group can be called an amino acid and we have only limited number of genetic codes.. Examples of non-proteogenic amino acids are - ornithine, citrulline etc. in hepatic metabolism. The argininosuccinic acid in the urea cycle, S-adenosylmethionine, azaserine in streptomycin, synthetically produced (at least commercially) ...
Although accumulating evidence highlights the importance of p53-mediated metabolism in tumor suppression (2, 47), the mechanisms by which p53 drives dynamic nutrient status in harmony with canonical p53 functions remain poorly understood. Here, we show that p53 activates the penultimate step of de novo arginine synthesis pathway through the direct induction of the rate-limiting enzyme ASS1. Furthermore, we demonstrate that ASS1 deficiency induced anomalous Akt phosphorylation, resulting in rendering cells more susceptible to genotoxic stress.. Although we have demonstrated that p53 drives the de novo arginine synthesis pathway via ASS1 induction under genotoxic conditions, argininosuccinate lyase (ASL), which directly produces arginine from argininosuccinate, was not induced by p53 in HCT116 cells. These results suggest that ASS1 is the sole node connecting p53 to the de novo arginine synthesis pathway. Because ASS1 is a rate-limiting enzyme of the de novo arginine synthesis pathway, ASS1 ...
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Inborn errors of metabolism (IEM) comprise a group of over 600 disorders, each with a specific metabolic impairment due to a genetic defect. Urea cycle disorders (UCD) are IEM that affect the nitrogen disposal system, leading to hyperammonemia and the accumulation of other toxic metabolites in tissues of affected patients. UCD arise from mutations in the genes coding any of the enzymes participating in the urea cycle, either directly or as regulators of this pathway, causing severe respiratory alkalosis. Considering that the exact mechanisms underlying the damage found in UCD, the purpose of this minireview is to obtain data and search for links between UCD and oxidative stress, a phenomenon common to several IEM ...
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Citrullinemia type I is an autosomal recessive disorder that is caused by a deficiency of the urea cycle enzyme argininosuccinate synthetase (ASS1). Deficiency of ASS1 shows various clinical manifestations encompassing severely affected patients with fatal neonatal hyperammonemia as well as asymptomatic individuals with only a biochemical phenotype. This is a comprehensive report of all 87 mutations found to date in the ASS1 gene on chromosome 9q34.1. A large proportion of the mutations (n=27) are described here for the first time. Mutations are distributed throughout exons 3 to 15, most of them being identified in exons 5, 12, 13, and 14. The mutation G390R in exon 15 is the single most common mutation in patients with the classical phenotype. Certain mutations clearly link to specific clinical courses but the clinical phenotype cannot be anticipated in all patients. This update presents a survey of the correlation between mutations in the ASS1 gene and the respective clinical courses as ...
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A urea cycle disorder (UCD) is a genetic (hereditary) disorder caused by a mutation (alteration) in a gene that results in one of the six enzymes in the urea cycle in the liver to not work properly. The urea cycle changes waste ammonia, which is potentially toxic (poisonous), to a compound called urea which is then removed from the body in the urine.. In UCDs, one of the enzymes in the cycle does not work properly. Without all the enzymes working as they should, the process cant be completed and ammonia builds up in the blood, a process called Hyperammonemia. This process can lead to a Hyperammonemic crisis (HAC) which is a highly toxic condition and can cause a range of behavioral problems and other symptoms. If enough ammonia builds up in the blood, it can affect the brain, and may cause irreversible brain damage, coma or death.. UCDs are rare, affecting 2,100 people in Europe. The US incidence is thought to be one UCD patient for every 35,000 births, representing about 113 new patients each ...
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Amino Acid Disorders. Phenylketonuria (PKU). Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD). Homocystinuria Tyrosinemia Type I. Tyrosinemia Type II. Tyrosinemia Type III. Argininosuccinic Aciduria Citrullinemia (Argininosuccinic Synthetase Deficiency). Argininemia. Histidinemia. Hyperornithinemia. Hyper/Hypomethioninemia. 5-Oxoprolinuria (Pyroglutamic Aciduria). Fatty Acid Disorders. Carnitine Palmytoyltransferase Deficiency Type I. Carnitine Palmytoyltransferase Deficiency Type II. Carnitine / Acylcarnitine Translocase Deficiency (CACT). Carnitine Uptake Deficiency (CUD). Trifunctional Protein Deficiency. Very Long Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (VLCADD). Long Chain 3-Hydroxy Acyl -CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (LCHADD). Medium Chain Acyl - CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (MCADD). 3-Hydroxy Acyl -CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (M/SCHADD). Short Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (SCADD). Glutamic Aciduria Type II (MADD). Ethylmalonic Aciduria 2,4 Dienoyl - CoA Reductase Deficiency Organic Acid ...
The National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation is lifeline of information and support for all those affected by urea cycle disorders. NUCDF is nonprofit organization committed to saving the lives of children and adults with urea cycle disorder. NUCDF is the leader in the identification, treatment and cure of urea cycle disorders; raising awareness, supporting urea cycle disorder research and creating a caring community for patients and families.
Urea cycle disorders are caused by enzyme defects in the Urea cycle (WP4571). The diseases are characterised by hyperammonemia, respiratory alkalosis and encephalopathy and the severity of the disease depends on the severity of the defect and the place of the defect in the cycle. Severe forms usually have an onset in infancy, while mild forms can also present in adulthood. The diagnosis of Urea cycle disorders is based on altered concentrations of different metabolic biochemical markers. Some of these markers are metabolites in Urea cycle, but there are also several other markers, that are either indirectly or not related to the Urea cycle. All metabolic markers used for the diagnosis of at least one Urea cycle disorder and their relations are visualized in this pathway. Biochemical markers derived from http://www.iembase.org/, for all diseases pictured in WP4571. ...
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Anorexia and altered serotonin metabolism in a patient with argininosuccinic aciduria. Susan L. Hyman, Joseph T. Coyle, James C ... Anorexia and altered serotonin metabolism in a patient with argininosuccinic aciduria. The Journal of pediatrics. 1986 May;108( ... Anorexia and altered serotonin metabolism in a patient with argininosuccinic aciduria. / Hyman, Susan L.; Coyle, Joseph T.; ... N2 - We studied serotonin metabolism in a metabolically stable 7-year-old giri with argininosuccinic aciduria who had severe ...
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  • The enzyme deficiency leads to accumulation of argininosuccinic acid in all body fluids and progressive and severe hyperammonemia. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Citrulline level is normal in arginine deficiency and is markedly elevated in argininosuccinic lyase deficiency, usually 100 times the upper limit of the normal range. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Argininosuccinic acid in plasma and urine permits the specific diagnosis of Argininosuccinic lyase deficiency. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • presumed to be the consequence of a deficiency of an enzyme responsible for splitting argininosuccinic acid to arginine and fumaric acid. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In humans, the natural history of argininosuccinic aciduria caused by deficiency of ASL shows systemic and chronic features that reflect in part global dysregulation of NO homeostasis. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria is an inborn error of the urea cycle caused by deficiency of argininosuccinate lyase (ASL). (bvsalud.org)
  • Argininosuccinate lyase deficiency (ASLD), which is also called argininosuccinic aciduria (ASA), is the second most common urea-cycle disorder, with an estimated incidence of 1:70,000 live births in the USA [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • The long-awaited clinical trial 'Effect of Nitric Oxide Supplementation on Neurocognitive Functions in Patients With Argininosuccinate Lyase Deficiency/Argininosuccinic Aciduria (ASLD/ASA)' is now open for enrollment at Baylor College of Medicine (one of the UCD Research Consortium clinical research sites) in Houston, Texas. (nucdf.org)
  • Argininosuccinic Acid Lyase Deficiency Missed by Newborn Screen. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Mutations in this gene result in the autosomal recessive disorder argininosuccinic aciduria, or argininosuccinic acid lyase deficiency. (thermofisher.com)
  • The specific disorders are: N-acetylglutamate synthase (NAGS) deficiency, Carbamyl phosphate synthetase I (CPSI) deficiency, Ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) deficiency, Argininosuccinate synthetase (AS) deficiency (Citrullinemia), Argininosuccinate lyase (AL) deficiency (Argininosuccinic aciduria), Arginase (ARG) deficiency (Argininemia), Hyperornithinemia, hyperammonemia, homocitrullinuria (HHH) syndrome (or mitochondrial ornithine carrier deficiency-ORNT), and Citrullinemia type II (mitochondrial aspartate/glutamate carrier deficiency-CITR). (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • In this study, six newborn cases diagnosed between 2010-2014 as citrullinemia Type I (four cases) and argininosuccinic aciduria (two cases) are presented in terms of clinical course and treatment responses. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The false-positive and -negative rates for acute neonatal citrullinemia and argininosuccinic aciduria appear to be low because we have diagnosed several cases in newborns. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria is a rare disorder and may be one of many metabolic abnormalities considered in any child with significant metabolic derangements specifically associated with hyperammonemia. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Rare autosomal recessive disorder of the urea cycle which leads to the accumulation of argininosuccinic acid in body fluids and severe hyperammonemia . (lookfordiagnosis.com)
  • Quantification of orotic acid (uracil-6-carboxylic acid) in urine is an important tool to diagnose some inherited diseases, such as urea cycle disorder (OTCD) and hereditary orotic aciduria. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria (ASA) is a type of urea cycle disorder that is characterized specifically by high levels of argininosuccinic acid, a chemical involved in the urea cycle. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • However, because ASA is the only urea cycle disorder that is characterized by both liver damage and elevated levels of argininosuccinic acid, researchers believe that the elevated acid levels cause the liver damage. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Unstable argininosuccinate lyase in variant forms of the urea cycle disorder argininosuccinic aciduria. (uzh.ch)
  • Understanding the role of argininosuccinate lyase transcript variants in the clinical and biochemical variability of the urea cycle disorder argininosuccinic aciduria. (uzh.ch)
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria is an inherited disorder that causes ammonia to accumulate in the blood. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria, is an inherited disorder that causes the accumulation of argininosuccinic acid (also known as "ASA") in the blood and urine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Glutaric aciduria is an inherited disorder of the breakdown of certain amino acids, notably lysine. (evidence.nhs.uk)
  • In people with argininosuccinic aciduria, argininosuccinate lyase is dysfunctional or missing. (medlineplus.gov)
  • In argininosuccinic aciduria, the enzyme argininosuccinate lyase, involved in the conversion of arginino succinate to arginine within the urea cycle, is damaged or missing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria is caused by mutations in the argininosuccinate lyase gene (ASL) which catalyzes the cleavage of the argininosuccinate to fumarate and arginine. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Argininosuccinic lyase is involved in the conversion of the citrulline to arginine in other tissues. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • The enzyme argininosuccinic acid lyase is deficient, blocking conversion of argininosuccinate to fumarate and arginine. (medicalhomeportal.org)
  • Patients with argininosuccinic aciduria lack 'argininosuccinate lyase', one of the liver enzymes that are needed to get rid of excess nitrogen. (europa.eu)
  • The problem was that Jonathan's genetic disorder - argininosuccinic aciduria - meant that he lacked a functional gene to make an enzyme called argininosuccinate lyase. (healthcanal.com)
  • An infant with argininosuccinic aciduria may be lacking in energy (lethargic) or unwilling to eat, and have a poorly controlled breathing rate or body temperature. (medlineplus.gov)
  • An infant with argininosuccinic aciduria may seem lethargic or be unwilling to eat, have poorly controlled breathing rate or body temperature, experience seizures or unusual body movements, or go into a coma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since people with argininosuccinic aciduria cannot properly break down nitrogen into urea, nitrogen (in the form of ammonia) build up in the body. (thinkgenetic.com)
  • We have identified 13 patients with argininosuccinic aciduria from 2003 till 2009. (bvsalud.org)
  • This occurs in patients with argininosuccinic aciduria, despite the fact that formation of this substance ensures incorporation of the 2 waste nitrogen molecules normally found in urea. (medscape.com)
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria is an autosomal recessive trait. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Inherited as an autosomal recessive trait, argininosuccinic aciduria affects both sexes equally. (medscape.com)
  • Other disorders identified, including the hyperglycinemias, argininosuccinic aciduria, hyperlysinemia, hyperornithinemia, and the Fanconi syndrome (Group II) each has a frequency that seems to be no greater than 1:200,000 of the population. (aappublications.org)
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria is a disorder of the urea acid cycle. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • What you should be alert for in the history Characteristic findings on physical examination Argininosuccinic aciduria is a disorder of the urea acid cycle. (thecardiologyadvisor.com)
  • Figure 8 MRI (T2 W) in a 15 months old baby with glutaric aciduria type 1. (biology-online.org)
  • Elevated levels of argininosuccinic acid (5-110 μmol/L) in the plasma or urine are diagnostic. (wikipedia.org)
  • People with ASA are at risk for serious liver damage, which may be due to the elevated levels of argininosuccinic acid. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria belongs to a class of genetic diseases called urea cycle disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria is one of six disorders effecting the biosynthesis of enzymes of the urea cycle. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • Researchers have shown that infants and children with argininosuccinic aciduria have fewer episodes of metabolic crisis than infants and children with other urea cycle disorders. (thinkgenetic.com)
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria is one of the inherited disorders known as 'urea cycle disorders', which cause ammonia to accumulate in the blood. (europa.eu)
  • Networking across borders for individuals with organic acidurias and urea cycle disorders: The E-IMD Consortium. (rarediseasesnetwork.org)
  • Clinical, enzymatic, and molecular genetic characterization of a biochemical variant type of argininosuccinic aciduria: prenatal and postnatal diagnosis in five unrelated families. (medlineplus.gov)
  • In argininosuccinic aciduria, the enzyme that starts a specific reaction within the urea cycle is damaged or missing. (chemeurope.com)
  • Under normal circumstances, citrulline is condensed with aspartic acid to form argininosuccinic acid (ASA), which is a reaction mediated by the argininosuccinic acid synthase enzyme. (love-pet.net)
  • This buildup of ammonia damages the brain and other tissues and causes neurological problems and other signs and symptoms of argininosuccinic aciduria. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Ammonia is especially damaging to the nervous system, so argininosuccinic aciduria causes neurological problems as well as eventual damage to the liver. (wikipedia.org)
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria is listed as a " rare disease " by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (rightdiagnosis.com)
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria is a long-term debilitating and life-threatening disease that leads to mental retardation and is associated with poor overall survival. (europa.eu)
  • Mutations in the ASL gene cause argininosuccinic aciduria. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria fosters neuronal nitrosative stress reversed by Asl gene transfer. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • Expanding the phenotype in argininosuccinic aciduria: need for new therapies. (thinkgenetic.com)
  • Results from the metabolic screen indicate argininosuccinic aciduria , a urea cycle defect. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • More detailed information about the symptoms , causes , and treatments of Argininosuccinic aciduria is available below. (rightdiagnosis.com)
  • We studied serotonin metabolism in a metabolically stable 7-year-old giri with argininosuccinic aciduria who had severe anorexia. (elsevier.com)
  • 1 Congenital TN is rare and can occur in syndromes such as pseudomonilethrix, Netherton syndrome, pili annulati, 2 argininosuccinic aciduria, 3 trichothiodystrophy, 4 Menkes syndrome, 5 and trichohepatoenteric syndrome. (mdedge.com)
  • Complications from argininosuccinic aciduria may include developmental delay and intellectual disability. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Argininosuccinic aciduria may become evident in the first few days of life because of high blood ammonia, or later in life presenting with "sparse" or "brittle" hair, developmental delay, and tremors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Complications from argininosuccinic aciduria may include developmental delay , intellectual disability , progressive liver damage, skin lesions, and brittle hair. (cdc.gov)