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Carbamoyl phosphate synthetase (CPS1)

Metabolic Diet App

Carbamoyl phosphate synthetase (CPS1)

is a rare genetic disorder caused by a deficiency in the Carbamoyl Phosphate Synthetase 1 enzyme.

Patients are prescribed a protein-restricted diet to prevent high levels of ammonia in the body.

This App is designed to support families and children with CPS-1 on protein restricted diets.

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