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Amino Acid Transport Disorders, Inborn

Disorders characterized by defective transport of Amino Acids across Cell Membranes. These include deficits in transport across brush-border Epithelial Cell Membranes of the Small Intestine (Microvilli) and Kidney Tubules; transport across the basolateral Membrane; and transport across the Membranes of intracellular Organelles. (From Nippon Rinsho 1992 Jul;50(7):1587-92)