Q. 44.5( 2 Votes )

α -1 antitrypsin is:
A. An antacid

B. An enzyme

C. Used to treat arthritis

D. Used to treat emphysema

Answer :

α -1 antitrypsin is a human protein which is used for the treatment of emphysema disease. It is a disease caused by the inflammation of alveoli present in the lungs. α -1 antitrypsindeficiency can lead to emphysema. It can be produced by transgenic organisms and used to treat emphysema.

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