SERPINA3(redirected from Alpha-1-Antichymotrypsin)
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SERPINA3A gene on chromosome 14q32.1 that encodes a member of the serine protease inhibitor (serpin) family, which is a plasma protease inhibitor.
Variations in SERPINA3’s sequence have been implicated in Alzheimer's disease; SERPINA3 deficiency has been linked to liver disease. SERPINA3 mutations have been found in patients with Parkinson disease and COPD.
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