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The number of diseases associated with discrete abnormalities in the function of one or a few proteins had grown so large and diverse by 1960 that the first edition of Stanbury, Wyngaarden, and Fredrickson's The Metabolic Basis of Inherited Disease read more like a complete text of medicine than a discussion of a subspecialty area. In the 12 years since the appearance of that edition the flow of new knowledge on "in-born errors of metabolism" has been so rapid that a second and now a third edition have been needed. As with previous editions, the most impressive feature of this
The Metabolic Basis of Inherited Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;76:839–840. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-5-839_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(5):839-840.
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