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Argininosuccinate Synthetase Deficiency/Citrullinemia I (Cit-1)

Metabolic Diet App


Argininosuccinate Synthetase Deficiency/Citrullinemia I (Cit-1)

is a rare genetic disorder caused by the partial or complete lack of the enzyme Argininosuccininate Synthetase.

To minimize the build up of ammonia in the blood, people with Cit-1 are prescribed a low protein diet and Arg is carefully monitored.

This App is designed to support families and children with Cit-1 treated with a protein-restricted diet.

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