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  • Classical PKU is caused by a deficiency of the liver enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase, which converts the amino acid phenylalanine to tyrosine.
  • Excess phenylalanine is broken down to fumarate and acetoacetate, both of which are part of normal energy metabolism.
  • It contains phenylalanine, which is an excellent natural pain blocker.
  • People who lack the enzyme to convert phenylalanine to tyrosine are not able to metabolize phenylalanine normally.
  • People who lack the enzyme to convert phenylalanine to tyrosine are not able to metabolize phenylalanine normally.

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