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Glassie2010
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Kylaen wrote…

nQuick question: I read that a pku man's semen has huge levels of phe, dangerous for a pku woman. Can I as a non-pku man endanger a pku woman with my semen? Does my semen have large phe levels too? I don't think I'm a carrier.

From what I can gather Male semen is made from amino acids, I'm guessing if a Male PKU has high levels of Phe in their semen, then normal men's semen will also have phe in it. I am not sure how much though.

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