aminoadipic δ-semialdehyde synthase
A bifunctional enzyme used in lysine degradation; it has a lysine:α-ketoglutarate reductase activity as well as a saccharopine dehydrogenase activity. A deficiency of this enzyme results in familial hyperlysinemia.

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  • hyperlipemia — Elevated levels of lipids in the blood plasma. There are several types of h.. One is associated with a deficiency of δ aminoadipic semialdehyde synthase. SEE ALSO: lipemia. carbohydrate induced h. SYN: type III familial hyperlipoproteinemia, type …   Medical dictionary

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