[Solved] Phenylketonuria (PKU) Is an Inherited Disease Caused by the Inability

Question 37
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Question 37

Phenylketonuria (PKU) is an inherited disease caused by the inability to produce a properly working form of the enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase.This enzyme catalyzes the conversion of the amino acid phenylalanine to the amino acid tyrosine by adding a hydroxyl group to the para position on the ring.Based on this information, what is the structure of tyrosine (Tyr)? img

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