What is 6GPD enzyme deficiency?

Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (6GPD) is the most common enzyme deficiency in humans affecting 400 million people worldwide. It is a genetic X-linked recessive disorder and most often affects males. It has a high prevalence in people of African, Asian and Mediterranean origin. 6GPD enzyme helps red blood cells work. In 6GPD deficiency, the person misses or […]

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