Conditions and Diseases
Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders
Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
A deficiency of the enzyme alpha 1-antitrypsin results in low levels or a lack of an essential blood protein that protects tissues in the lungs from being destroyed by enzymes released from the body's own white blood cells.
Health: Conditions and Diseases: Genetic Disorders
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