April 2012, Volume 62, Issue 4

JCR IMPACT
FACTOR

0.781
JCR 5-YEAR
IMPACT FACTOR

0.928
H INDEX

43
SJR

0.24

Editorial

Biotinidase deficiency in Pakistani children; what needs to be known and done

Bushra Afroze  , Mohammad Wasay

Biotinidase deficiency (BD) is a biotin responsive, autosomal recessive inherited neurocutaneous, treatable metabolic disorder. It occurs due to the deficiency of an enzyme biotinidase, which is involved in biotin cycle. As a result of BD the vitamin biotin is not recycled in biot

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