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Tyrosinemia is a genetic disorder characterized by elevated blood levels of the amino acid tyrosine, a building block of most proteins. Tyrosinemia is caused by the shortage (deficiency) of one of the enzymes required for the multistep process that breaks down tyrosine. If untreated, tyrosine and its byproducts build up in tissues and organs, which leads to serious medical problems.
Dietary induction of hepatocyte regeneration could help enhance gene repair in the liver

Dietary induction of hepatocyte regeneration could help enhance gene repair in the liver