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G6PD variants and haemolytic sensitivity to primaquine and other drugs

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Restrictions on the cultivation and ingestion of fava beans were first reported as early as the fifth century BC. Not until the late 19th century were clinical descriptions of fava-induced disease reported and soon after characterised as “favism” in the early 20th century. It is now well known that favism as well as drug-induced haemolysis is caused by a deficiency of the glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) enzyme, one of the most common enzyme deficiency in humans. Interest about the in...

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Peer reviewed

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10.3389/fphar.2021.638885

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
Frontiers Media Publisher's website
Journal:
Frontiers in Pharmacology Journal website
Volume:
12
Article number:
638885
Publication date:
2021-03-15
Acceptance date:
2021-02-01
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EISSN:
1663-9812
Pubs id:
1168767
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pubs:1168767

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