TITLE

alpha(1)-Antitrypsin deficiency. 2: Genetic aspects of alpha(1)-antitrypsin deficiency: phenotypes and genetic modifiers of emphysema risk

AUTHOR(S)
DeMeo D L; Silverman E K
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Thorax;Mar2004, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p259
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The genetic aspects of AAT deficiency and the variable manifestations of lung disease in PI Z individuals are reviewed. The role of modifying genetic factors which may interact with environmental factors (such as cigarette smoking) is discussed, and directions for future research are presented.
ACCESSION #
12409819

 

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