Erythrocyte Acid Phosphomonoesterase and Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency in Caucasians

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Science  01 Feb 1963:
Vol. 139, Issue 3553, pp. 409
DOI: 10.1126/science.139.3553.409


Caucasian patients with erythrocyte glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency also have a deficiency in erythrocyte acid phosphomonoesterase. This acid phosphomonoesterase deficiency is not present in Negroes with the glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.