confers a proinflammatory phenotype that contributes to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Variable GRF Saliva Age 0.16 (0.22) 0.04 (0.73) Male gender 0.12 (0.36) -0.03 (0.80) Prevalence of PD [greater than or 0.36 (<0.01 **) 0.46 (<0.01 **) equal to] 4 mm BOP 0.42 (<0.01 **) 0.50 (<0.01 **) a1-antitrypsin
in saliva 0.53 (<0.01 **) -- PD: probing pocket depth, BOP: bleeding on probing, GRF: gingival retention fluid.
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The patient was tested for a1-antitrypsin
deficiency, which was normal with the phenotype being [M.sub.2] [M.sub.2].
Kallistatin belongs to the serpin family, which includes a1-antitrypsin
and a1-antichymotrypsin .
CEA: Carcinoembryonic antigen, VIM: Vimentin, SMA: Smooth muscle antigen, A1AT: a1-antitrypsin
, A1ACT: a1-antichymotrypsin, LYS: Lysozyme, NSE: Neuron specific enolase.
The differential diagnosis of bullous lung disease includes tobacco smoking, intravenous drug use (methyphenidate, heroin, cocaine), marijuana and cocaine smoking, and a long list of diseases including a1-antitrypsin
deficiency, HIV infection, auto-immune and connective tissue disorders, bullous sarcoidosis, idiopathic giant bullous emphysema and neurofibromatosis.
The liver scarring of a1-antitrypsin
(AT) deficiency, the most common genetic cause for liver transplantation, can be treated with Tegretol or carbamazepine, according to findings from Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Longitudinal changes in physiological, radiological, and health status measurements in a1-antitrypsin
deficiency and factors associated with decline.
By contrast, the protein expression level of a1-antitrypsin
, haptoglobin, and transthyretin was remarkably reduced in ALI plasma.
Polyclonal affinity-purified antibodies specific for human proteins IL-6, IL-8, IgA-uromodulin complex, MCP-1, EGF, a1-antitrypsin
, LG3 fragment of endorepellin, soluble transferrin receptor, tumstatin, and endostatin were obtained from Antibody Technology Inc.