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iminoglycinuria

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  • n. A rare autosomal-recessive disorder of renal tubular transport affecting reabsorption of the amino acid glycine and the imino acids proline and hydroxyproline, resulting in excess urinary excretion of all three acids.

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  • The researchers looked at two disorders of kidney function - iminoglycinuria and hyperglycinuria.

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  • John Rasko and colleagues, at the Centenary Institute, Australia, have provided new insight into the genes that are mutated in individuals with two related kidney defects: iminoglycinuria (IG), which occurs when individuals cannot efficiently reabsorp the protein building blocks glycine, proline, and hydroxyproline, so they are excreted at high levels in the urine; and hyperglycinuria without iminoaciduria (HG), which occurs when individuals cannot efficiently reabsorp glycine, so it is excreted at high levels in the urine.

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