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ALCAPTONURIA IN A NEGRO FAMILY

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Science  17 Oct 1941:
Vol. 94, Issue 2442, pp. 365-366
DOI: 10.1126/science.94.2442.365

Abstract

A report of the occurrence of alcaptonuria in two children of a Negro family is presented. Other members of the family were investigated and found to be unaffected. This is the first evidence that this inborn error of metabolism exists in the American Negro.