Summary

The SERPINA1 gene encodes a protein called alpha-1 antitrypsin, which is a serine protease inhibitor. It helps control chemical reactions in the body (R). 


Function

Short peptide from AAT: reversible chymotrypsin inhibitor. It also inhibits elastase, but not trypsin. Its major physiological function is the protection of the lower respiratory tract against proteolytic destruction by human leukocyte elastase (HLE).

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