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Simran Vinaik
askIITians Faculty 1231 Points
4 years ago
Eating Fava beans causes Favism only in individuals who have deficiency of a specific enzyme i.e. Glucose-6- phosphate dehydrogenase. This enzyme helps RBC function normally. Fava beans are also known as Broad beans.

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Deepak singh
25 Points
4 years ago
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G-6-PD) is another name for Favism.It is a genetic disorder commonly found in African continent.The symptoms of the disease is precipitated by consumption of seeds of plant viccia faba.There can be life threatening haemolysis can occur in the individual.But this disease provide an advantage of making individual resistant from malarial caused by Plasmodium falciperum in the continent.Along with Viccia faba, some other beans can cause similar conditions.

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