1. Phenylketonuria : MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia


    6/7/2016 · Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a rare condition in which a baby is born without the ability to properly break down an amino acid called phenylalanine.

  2. Phenylketonuria (PKU) - Mayo Clinic


    Phenylketonuria (fen-ul-ke-toe-NU-re-uh), also called PKU, is a rare inherited disorder that causes an amino acid called phenylalanine to build up in your body.

  3. Phenylketonuria (PKU) - PubMed Health


    Phenylketonuria (pronounced fen-l-kee-toh-NOOR-ee-uh), often called PKU, is an inherited disorder that that can cause intellectual and developmental disabilities ...

  4. Home | PKU.com


    At PKU.com, you can join a community that offers advice and support, educational information, recipes, and links to resources to help you manage your PKU.

  5. PKU News | News & Information on Phenylketonuria


    National PKU News is dedicated to providing up-to-date, accurate news and information to families and professionals dealing with phenylketonuria (PKU).

  6. About PKU | The Canadian PKU and Allied Disorders


    PKU is short for phenylketonuria (pronounced fen’-il-kee’-to-nu’-ria). PKU is a rare, inherited metabolic disease that results in developmental disability and ...

  7. PKU (Phenylketonuria) in your baby | March of Dimes


    Phenylketonuria (also called PKU) is a condition in which your body can’t break down an amino acid called phenylalanine. Amino acids help build protein in your body.



    What causes PKU? In order for the body to use protein from the food we eat, it is broken down into smaller parts called amino acids. Special enzymes then make changes ...

  9. What is PKU | PKU.com


    Welcome! Join the PKU Community and connect with others like you to gain and give support, encouragement, motivation, and helpful information.

  10. NPKUA > Education > About PKU


    The gene defect for PKU is an autosomal recessive genetic defect and is unknowingly passed down from generation to generation. This means an affected person inherited ...