HGAO

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HGAOHomogentisic Acid Oxidase
HGAOHamburgische Gesellschaft Ambulantes Operieren (Germany: Hamburg Business Outpatient Surgery; Hamburg, Germany)
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The homogentisic acid oxidase provides instruction for making an enzyme called homogentisic oxidase.
In contrast, alkaptonuria is a deficiency of homogentisic acid oxidase because of which urine turns black after air exposure.
Patients being treated for AKU do not have enough of the enzyme, homogentisic acid oxidase, which causes acid to build up in the body.