Biochemistry – Medical Question

Biochemistry:

A 9-year-old girl is found to be nearsighted during a vision screening at school, and the school nurse tells the parents the child should be fitted for corrective lenses. The patient is much taller than her classmates, has an awkward gait, and was recently diagnosed with scoliosis.When the ophthalmologist observes that the patient’s right lens is dislocated, he suspects that her symptoms are in fact related to an enzyme deficiency. As a result of this deficiency, which of the following amino acids is essential in this patient’s diet?

(A) Methionine
(B) Lysine
(C) Cysteine
(D) Tryptophan
(E) Tyrosine

 

 

 

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