Published in Genetics and Environmental Business Week, February 28th, 2008
Hereditary angioedema (HAE) is a rare, life-threatening, genetic disease caused by the deficiency of the C1 inhibitor plasma protein, which controls inflammation. It is characterized by random episodes of disfiguring and painful swelling of the extremities, face, abdomen, urogenital tract and -- most dangerously -- laryngeal tract. Patients...
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