deficiency

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deficiency

Biology the absence of a gene or a region of a chromosome normally present
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An integrated approach to the diagnosis and prospective management of partial ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency.
New research suggests that low concentrations of citrulline are observed in infants affected with carbamoyl phosphate synthase deficiency and perhaps ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency.
The most common of these, with an incidence of 1 in 14 000 births (1), is the inherited X-linked disorder ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency (OTCD).