alpha-1-antitrypsin

al·pha-1-an·ti·tryp·sin -.wən-.ant-i-'trip-sən, -.an-.tī- n a trypsin-inhibiting serum protein which inhibits the digestive action of elastase on the tissues of the lungs and whose deficiency is associated with the development of emphysema

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  • Alpha 1-antitrypsin — or α1 antitrypsin (A1AT) is a glycoprotein and generally known as serum trypsin inhibitor. The correct name, however, is alpha 1 proteinase inhibitor (A1PI) because it is a serine protease inhibitor (serpin) inhibiting a wide variety of proteases …   Wikipedia

  • Alpha-1-Antitrypsin — Α 1 Antitrypsin Bänder /Oberflächenmodell des Monomer nach PDB  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • alpha-1-antitrypsin — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦wən¦ ̷ ̷ (ˌ) ̷ ̷ ˌ noun Etymology: alpha (II) + anti (I) + trypsin : a trypsin inhibiting serum protein which inhibits the digestive action of elastase on the tissues of the lungs and whose deficiency is associated with the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency ICD10 = ICD10|E|88|0|e|70 ICD9 = ICD9|273.4 Caption = Structure of Alpha 1 antitrypsin Width = 150 ICDO = OMIM = 107400 DiseasesDB = 434 MedlinePlus = 000120 eMedicineSubj = med… …   Wikipedia

  • Alpha-1-Antitrypsin-Mangel — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 E88.0 Störungen des Plasmaprotein Stoffwechsels, anderenorts nicht klassifiziert …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency — a rare inherited disorder associated with lung and liver diseases. It is caused by a deficiency of α1 antitrypsin, a plasma globulin whose role is to inhibit the action of various protease enzymes (including trypsin). This results in degradation… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Alpha 1-antitrypsine — L alpha 1 antitrypsine ou α1 antitrypsine (A1AT) est un inhibiteur de la sérine protéase (serpin). Elle protège les tissus contre des enzymes produites par des cellules inflammatoires, particulièrement l élastase. On la trouve dans le sang humain …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alpha-1-Antitrypsinmangel — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 E88.0 Störungen des Plasmaprotein Stoffwechsels, anderenorts nicht klassifiziert …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Antitrypsin — Α 1 Antitrypsin Bänder /Oberflächenmodell des Monomer nach PDB  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • antitrypsin — A substance that inhibits or prevents the action of trypsin. α1 a. A glycoprotein that is the major protease inhibitor of human serum, is synthesized in the liver, and is genetically polymorphic due to the presence of 25 alleles; individuals… …   Medical dictionary

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