Antitrypsin Deficiency

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Antitrypsin Deficiency

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Antitrypsin Deficiency" returned 336 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Genotyping diagnosis of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency in Saudi adults with liver cirrhosis.
 

Author(s): Noura Al-Jameil, Amina A Hassan, Ahlam Buhairan, Rana Hassanato, Sree R Isac, Maram Al-Otaiby, Basmah Al-Maarik, Iman Al-Ajeyan

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Feb;96(6):e6071.

 

The acute phase protein alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) is mainly produced in liver cells. AAT deficiency affects the lungs and liver. We conducted a case-control study to define a valuable method for the proper diagnosis of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD), as well as the association ...

Last Updated: 8 Feb 2017

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Diagnosis of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency: a population-based study.
 

Author(s): Miriam Barrecheguren, Mónica Monteagudo, Pere Simonet, Carl Llor, Esther Rodriguez, Jaume Ferrer, Cristina Esquinas, Marc Miravitlles

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Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) remains an underdiagnosed condition despite initiatives developed to increase awareness. The objective was to describe the current situation of the diagnosis of AATD in primary care (PC) in Catalonia, Spain.

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2016

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Free light chains: potential biomarker and predictor of mortality in alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency and usual COPD.
 

Author(s): Judith A Hampson, Robert A Stockley, Alice M Turner

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Circulating free light chains (FLCs) can alter neutrophil migration, apoptosis and activation and may be a biomarker of autoimmune disease and adaptive immune system activation. These pathogenic roles could be relevant to lung disease in alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency (A1ATD) and ...

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2016

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The terms "Antitrypsin Deficiency" returned 60 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Challenges and Prospects for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Gene Therapy.
 

Author(s): Joanna Wozniak, Tomasz Wandtke, Piotr Kopinski, Joanna Chorostowska-Wynimko

Journal: Hum. Gene Ther.. 2015 Nov;26(11):709-18.

 

Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) is a protease inhibitor belonging to the serpin family. A number of identified mutations in the SERPINA1 gene encoding this protein result in alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD). A decrease in AAT serum concentration or reduced biological activity causes ...

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2015

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Progress with Recombinant Adeno-Associated Virus Vectors for Gene Therapy of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.
 

Author(s): Alisha M Gruntman, Terence R Flotte

Journal: Hum Gene Ther Methods. 2015 Jun;26(3):77-81.

 

The pathway to a clinical gene therapy product often involves many changes of course and strategy before obtaining successful results. Here we outline the methodologies, both clinical and preclinical, that went into developing a gene therapy approach to the treatment of alpha-1 antitrypsin ...

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2015

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Suspecting and Testing for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency-An Allergist's and/or Immunologist's Perspective.
 

Author(s): Timothy J Craig

Journal: J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. ;3(4):506-11.

 

Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is a hereditary, monogenic disorder with no unique clinical features. AATD can be difficult to diagnose as patients commonly present with respiratory symptoms often mistaken for other respiratory syndromes such as asthma or smoking-related chronic ...

Last Updated: 13 Jul 2015

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Microbioma in Sputa From COPD With Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

 

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2015

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Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Adult Liver Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

 

Last Updated: 3 Jan 2017

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Epigenetic Regulation of Immunity in Alpha-1 Anti-trypsin Deficiency
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency

 

Last Updated: 20 Sep 2016

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