What’s Up Doc?: Methylmalonic acidemia treatment being developed

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Question: Is there a new treatment being developed to cure methylmalonic acidemia?Answer: Methylmalonic acidemia — MMA, an organic acidemia — is an inherited autosomal recessive condition — the patient must get a defective gene from each of their parents — where the patient is unable to break down certain fats and proteins, causing a buildup of methylmalonic acid in their blood. Although MMA actually encompasses a spectrum of disorders, with different [...]
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