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"Alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency"

  1. photo Emphysema: The Smoker’s DiseaseEmphysema: The Smoker’s DiseaseTreatment
    , but the bad part is they also kill off essential proteins that are responsible for keeping the lungs elastic in quality. Another condition that can cause emphysema is a deficiency of the protein alpha-1Read more
  2. photo Super Fruits That Cleanse the LiverSuper Fruits That Cleanse the LiverTreatment
    in diseases like viral hepatitis, cirrhosis, fatty liver, hemochromatosis, Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and Wilson’s disease; to protect the healthy liver from damage caused by medications and alcoholRead more

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Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency


Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency (α1-antitrypsin deficiency, A1AD) is a genetic disorder that causes defective production of alpha 1-antitrypsin (A1AT), leading to decreased A1AT activity in the blood and lungs, and deposition of excessive abnormal A1AT protein in liver cells. There are several forms and degrees of deficiency, principally depending on whether the sufferer has one or two copies of...More