Hepatocyte transplantation for argininosuccinate lyase deficiency

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Sustained engraftment and tissue enzyme activity after liver cell
transplantation for argininosuccinate lyase deficiency.

Stephenne X, Najimi M, Sibille C, Nassogne MC, Smets F, Sokal EM.

Gastroenterology. 2006 Apr;130(4):1317-23.

Hepatocyte transplantation is a promising therapeutic option for various inborn errors of metabolism, as is exemplified by this case report.

For more information on urea cycle defects, please see chapter 85.

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Philippe Campeau, MD
Resident in Medical Genetics at McGill University
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