Scientific Papers regarding AKU
The book ‘Inborn Errors of Metabolism’, by Sir Archibald Garrod, the scientist who identified AKU more than 100 years ago, can be downloaded for free from: http://www.esp.org. The chapters on AKU can be downloaded as PDFs here: Chaper 4, Chapter 5.
The AKU science groups have been particularly prolific, with a number of new papers published:
‘An update on molecular genetics of Alkaptonuria (AKU)’, by Andrea Zatkova (Slovakia AKU Research Group), has just been published in the Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disorders: http://www.springerlink.com
‘Pharmacological and toxicological considerations of homogentisic acid in Alkaptonuria’, by
‘Ochronosis and calcification in the mediastinal mass of a patient with alkaptonuria’, by Taylor et al (Liverpool group) has just been published in the Journal of Clinical Pathology: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
The Indian Journal of Dermatology just published a case study on AKU. The full paper can be downloaded for free here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
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